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Crawfish in Red Sauce

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This is crawfish time and this is made with left over crawfish tails. A rich tomato sauce, spicy and served over noodles or rice. Serve over fresh cooked spaghetti or rice. If desired sprinkle with cheese. I have added cooked ham or sausage to this!"
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1 h 15 m servings 214
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the garlic, onion, bell pepper, and celery. Cook and stir until the onion is translucent and the celery is tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in the tomato sauce, chopped tomatoes with their juice, and diced tomatoes; season to taste with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
  2. Stir in the crawfish tails, and simmer until hot, 5 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 214 calories; 6.5 5.5 32.1 243 432 Full nutrition

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I made this with Crawfish tails and shrimp also. It is rich and has a definite "Nahlins" flavor!I did spice it a bit, but only because we like our seafood dishes, with a little "heat". One side ...

Extremely confusing recipe...the five pounds of crawfish tails must mean five pounds of living crawfish cooked and the tail meat extracted from them. I used two pounds of cooked tail meat and t...