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Hearty Seafood Gumbo -Ww

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Category: United States

 Ingredients List

  • 2 ts Vegetable oil
  • 2 md Celery stalks; chopped
  • 1 md Onion; chopped
  • 1/2 md Green bell pepper; chopped
  • 2 oz Cooked boneless lean ham;
  • -diced
  • 2 c Okra; cut into 1" chunks
  • 2 c No-salt-added whole
  • -tomatoes; crushed
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 pn Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pn Ground red pepper
  • 8 oz Shrimp; peeled and deveined
  • 1 ts File powder; optional


In large nonstick skillet, heat oil; add celery, onion, bell pepper and
ham. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, 6-7 minutes, until onion
is lightly browned.

Add okra, tomatoes, bay leaf, black and ground red peppers and 2 cups
water; bring liquid to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer, covered, 12-15
minutes, until okra is tender.

Stir shrimp and file powder (if using) into tomato mixture; cook gently (do
not boil), stirring frequently, 3-5 minutes, until shrimp turn pink. Remove
and discard bay leaf. Divide evenly among 4 plates and serve.

SERVING (1 1/4 CUPS) PROVIDES: 1/2 Fat, 2 3/4 Vegetables, 1 1/4 Proteins.

PER SERVING: 161 Calories, 4 g Total Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 94 mg
Cholesterol, 288 mg Sodium, 14 g Total Carbohydrate, 3 g Dietary Fiber, 17
g Protein, 116 mg Calcium

>Recipe from Weight Watchers Slim Ways Hearty Meals

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