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Mary Ann's Gumbo

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Category: Seafood, United States, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 5 tb Oil
  • 5 tb Flour
  • 2 Onions, diced
  • 1 1/2 c Celery, diced
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1 lg Can tomatoes, diced
  • 1 sm Can tomato sauce
  • 6 c Water
  • 3 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Pepper
  • 1 tb Gumbo file (ground sassafras
  • -leaves)
  • 1 lb Frozen okra, cut in 1/2 inch
  • -slices
  • 3 tb Worcestershire sauce
  • Cayenne pepper, to taste


1 lb Shrimp, boiled and peeled
1 lb Crabmeat (do NOT use
-imitation stuff)
1 pt Oysters
2 c Ham, chopped
2 c Sausage, cooked, sliced and

Brown flour in oil until golden or darker. Add onions, celery and garlic
and simmer for five minutes, stirring constantly. (Might need to add a
little water.) Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, salt, pepper, file, okra,
worcestershire, cayenne and meats. Be careful with cayenne. It can become
hot in a hurry! Simmer for several hours. Serve in soup bowls over steamed

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