Gumbo Z'herbes Recipe

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  1. Combine first 11 items in Dutch oven or other large pot.
  2. Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer while preparing remainder of recipe.
  3. Melt 1/4 cup butter in large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add onion, green pepper and celery and saute until limp.
  5. Add to greens, stirring to blend well.
  6. Heat oil in same small skillet.
  7. Saute veal and ham in small batches until browned;add to Dutch oven.
  8. When all meat has been added, simmer 1 hour.
  9. Add green onion,garlic, parsley, pepper sauce, salt and pepper and mix well. (if desired remove about 1 quart gumbo, puree in blender and return to Dutch oven.).
  10. Simmer about 1 1/2 hours.
  11. Combine remaining butter with flour and mix to a smooth paste.Add a small amount at a time to gumbo and stir until well blended.
  12. Cook another 30 minutes.
  13. Serve over about 1/2 cup rice in soup bowls.
  14. Top each bowl with a sprinkle of file' powder, if desired, and serve with additional hot pepper sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 357.6 Kcal (1497 kJ)
Calories from fat 184.29 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.48g 32%
Cholesterol 86.68mg 29%
Sodium 497.15mg 21%
Potassium 387.75mg 8%
Total Carbs 24.65g 8%
Sugars 3.94g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4.23g 17%
Protein 19.15g 38%
Vitamin C 44.4mg 74%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 21%
Iron 10.1mg 56%
Calcium 88.3mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 75.94 Kcal (318 kJ)
Calories from fat 39.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.35g 32%
Cholesterol 18.41mg 29%
Sodium 105.58mg 21%
Potassium 82.34mg 8%
Total Carbs 5.23g 8%
Sugars 0.84g 16%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 17%
Protein 4.07g 38%
Vitamin C 9.4mg 74%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 21%
Iron 2.1mg 56%
Calcium 18.8mg 9%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.1
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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