Rating: 4 stars
58 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 25
  • 4 star values: 20
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 3

Thickened with a roux, this vegetarian gumbo is rich with tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, peppers and okra.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in garlic, onion, and green bell pepper, and saute until tender. Stir in okra, mushrooms, diced tomatoes and their liquid, tomato paste, file powder, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 40 minutes.

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  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Stirring constantly, add flour, and cook 2 to 5 minutes, until a golden brown roux has formed.

  • Spoon the roux into the okra mixture, and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, 5 to 10 minutes, until thickened.

Nutrition Facts

105 calories; protein 3.2g; carbohydrates 12.4g; fat 5.5g; sodium 541.8mg. Full Nutrition
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