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Shortcut Gumbo

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Ingredients
  Frozen cut okra 5 Ounce
  Stewed tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce, cut up
  Spicy vegetable juice cocktail 6 Ounce
  Minced dried onion 1 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Minced garlic 1⁄4 Teaspoon, dried
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Frozen shrimp 8 Ounce, deveined
  Cooked ham 3 Ounce, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (About 2/3 Cup)
  File powder 2 Teaspoon
  Hot cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Thaw okra.
In a 2-quart casserole combine okra, undrained tomatoes, vegetable juice cocktail, onion, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, bouillon granules, thyme, garlic, red pepper, and allspice.
Add bay leaf.
Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power (HIGH) 6 minutes, stirring once.
Stir in shrimp and ham.
Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power (HIGH) 6 to 7 minutes or till shrimp turns pink, stirring twice.
Remove bay leaf.
Stir in file powder.
Spoon rice into soup plates.
Ladle gumbo over rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
13 Minutes

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