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Savory Shrimp Gumbo

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Ingredients
  Flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Bacon 7⁄8 Cup (14 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium
  Green pepper 1 Medium
  Celery stalks 4
  Tomatoes 2
  Shrimp 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 3
Directions

Brown flour in bacon drippings in large Dutch oven, stirring constantly.
Add onions, green pepper and celery; simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
Add toma- toes and shrimp; simmer, covered, until shrimp turn pink.
Add seasonings, thyme, bay leaves and 3 quarts hot water; simmer for about 3 hours, stirring occa- sionally.
Serve over rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
6

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