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New Orleans Green Gumbo

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  Greens 1 1⁄2 Pound, coarse stems removed and leaves cut into 1/2 inch pieces (Fresh)
  All purpose potatoes 1 Large, peeled and grated
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce, thawed (1 Package)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 2 Can (20 oz)
  Bacon slices 8 , cut into 1/2 inch pieces

In 5 quart Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium low heat until browned.
With slotted spoon, remove bacon to paper towels to drain.
Reserve bacon pieces for garnish.
Discard all but 2 tablespoons bacon fat from Dutch oven.
Stir in flour, salt, and ground red pepper and cook over medium heat until golden brown, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
Stir in chicken broth, fresh greens, spinach, potato, and 4 cups water; heat to boiling over high heat.
Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes, until soup thickens slightly and greens are tender, stirring occasionally.
Sprinkle bacon over soup to serve.

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Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 661 Calories from Fat 78

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.1%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g13.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.8 mg4.6%

Sodium 5412.6 mg225.5%

Total Carbohydrates 122 g40.6%

Dietary Fiber 39.3 g157.1%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 39 g77.3%

Vitamin A 1399.9% Vitamin C 572.5%

Calcium 112.2% Iron 161.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

New Orleans Green Gumbo Recipe