Best Creole Shrimp and Okra Gumbo Recipe

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  1. Slowly stir the flour into heated oil in a heavy cast iron skillet. Continue to stir until the flour is dark brown. Add the next 4 ingredients; stir until onions are clear. Add tomato paste and a cup of water. Add okra and tomatoes. Cook slowly, adding all the water and shrimp stock -a little at a time. Stir in sugar & creole seasoning. Cook for about an hour on a low fire, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking to the bottom of pot; adding water if necessary.
  2. Add the shrimp ,sausage, parsley and the bay leaves. Cook another 30 minutes to an hour, adding seasoning to taste. Serve over boiled or steamed rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 7170.16 Kcal (30020 kJ)
Calories from fat 2763.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 307.05g 472%
Cholesterol 1663.21mg 554%
Sodium 14049.23mg 585%
Potassium 5289.26mg 113%
Total Carbs 805.97g 269%
Sugars 561.41g 2246%
Dietary Fiber 49.75g 199%
Protein 290.61g 581%
Vitamin C 330.5mg 551%
Iron 18.7mg 104%
Calcium 808.6mg 81%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 326.84 Kcal (1368 kJ)
Calories from fat 125.97 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 472%
Cholesterol 75.82mg 554%
Sodium 640.41mg 585%
Potassium 241.1mg 113%
Total Carbs 36.74g 269%
Sugars 25.59g 2246%
Dietary Fiber 2.27g 199%
Protein 13.25g 581%
Vitamin C 15.1mg 551%
Iron 0.9mg 104%
Calcium 36.9mg 81%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 168.2
  • 189

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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