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Georgia Gumbo

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Category: Stews

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Peanut oil
  • 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1 lg Vidalia onion; chopped
  • 1 lg Bell pepper; chopped
  • 4 Banana peppers; diced
  • 2 Cloves garlic; finely minced
  • 8 oz Tomato sauce
  • 10 oz Tomatoes with green chilis;
  • -diced
  • 1 c Okra; chopped
  • 2 lb Shrimp; peeled
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cajun seasoning
  • 3 c Cooked rice
  • Red bell pepper; sliced
  • Chives; sliced


To make a roux: heat oil in heavy pot or sauce pan. Sprinkle flour into
oil stirring constantly. Cook over low heat for 40-45 minutes, stirring
often. Cook until the mixture is the color of caramel and has a gravy like
consistency. Add onion, bell pepper, banana peppers and garlic to the
roux; cook 15 minutes. Add tomato sauce, diced tomatoes and okra; cook
additional 15 minutes. Add shrimp and cook for 10 minutes. Season to
taste. Serve over hot rice. Garnish with red pepper slices and chives.

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