Seafood Gumbo

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 273 calories
    • Fat 8 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 204 mg
    • Sodium 1757 mg
    • Protein 38 mg
    • Carbohydrate 11 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 222 mg

Cook the bacon over medium heat in a heavy saucepan until crisp, stirring frequently. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel.Discard all but 2 tablespoons of the fat, then add the vegetables (except the okra), 4 cups of broth, Worcestershire, salt, and thyme. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.Add the okra and cook 10 minutes longer.Stir in the shellfish and cook 5 minutes more, or until the shrimp curl and turn pink.  

Ingredients

  1. Check 1/2 pound sliced bacon, diced
  2. Check 2 stalks celery, sliced (1 1/2 cups)
  3. Check 1 medium onion, sliced (1 cup)
  4. Check 1 green pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  5. Check 2 garlic cloves, minced
  6. Check 2 cups chicken broth
  7. Check 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes
  8. Check 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  9. Check 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  10. Check 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  11. Check 1 pound large raw shrimp, cleaned
  12. Check 1 pound fresh or frozen crabmeat
  13. Check 1 10-ounce box frozen okra, thawed and sliced crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces

Directions

  1. Cook the bacon over medium heat in a heavy saucepan until crisp, stirring frequently. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel.
  2. Discard all but 2 tablespoons of the fat, then add the vegetables (except the okra), 4 cups of broth, Worcestershire, salt, and thyme. Cover and simmer over medium heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the okra and cook 10 minutes longer.
  4. Stir in the shellfish and cook 5 minutes more, or until the shrimp curl and turn pink.