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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Turkey Gumbo

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Category: Rice, Crockpot, Diabetic, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Margarine
  • 1/2 lb Fresh or frozen okra 1" pcs.
  • 2 c Chopped celery
  • 1 md Onion, chopped
  • 1 sm Sweet green pepper, chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 oz Can tomato paste
  • 4 Ripe tomatoes peeled OR
  • 16 oz can peeled tomatoes
  • 2 c Water
  • 2 c Chopped cooked turkey
  • 3/4 ts Gumbo file powder
  • Cooked rice


Melt the margarine in a large skillet. Add the okra. Saute until
the okra loses its shiny appearance, about 5 minutes. Remove the
okra pieces to a bowl. Add the celery onion, green pepper, and
garlic to the skillet.

Cook over medium heat until the onion is transparent. Add the tomato
paste, tomatoes, water, okra mixture, and turkey. Cook over low heat
10 minutes or until turkey is hot. Add the file powder. Stir to
blend. Spoon over the rice in soup bowls.

1/4 recipe = 255 calories, 3 lean meat, 1 bread, 1 vegetable 19 grams
carbohydrate, 25 grams protein, 10 grams fat, 176 mg sodium, 1102 mg
potassium, 54 mg cholesterol.

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