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Turkey Gumbo

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Ingredients
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Ham 3⁄4 Pound, diced
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Parsley sprigs 2 , chopped
  Thyme sprig 1 , chopped
  Bay leaf 1 , crushed
  Hot red pepper 1⁄2 , seeded and finely chopped
  File powder 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Boiled rice 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Directions

Remove turkey meat from carcass and dice.
Melt margarine in large iron or enameled pot, and saute meat and ham.
Add onion, parsley and thyme and cook for 6 minutes, stirring constantly.
Add 2 1/2 quarts boiling water, bay leaf, red pepper and the turkey carcass.
Simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
Remove from heat.
Take out turkey carcass and discard.
Stir in salt and file.
Serve piping hot with half a cup of cooked rice in each soup plate.
If you plan this recipe for more than one meal do not put the file in the reserved portion until you are ready to serve it.
Reheated file can sometimes become sticky.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Poultry

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