Hearty Healthy Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

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Hearty Healthy Shrimp Gumbo
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  1. Heat a Dutch oven over medium heat.
  2. Cook the flour for 1 to 1.5 minutes or until beginning to turn off-white, stirring constantly. Do not overcook.
  3. Transfer to a plate.
  4. Add 2 teaspoons oil to the pot and swirl to coat the bottom.
  5. Cook the onion, bell pepper, and celery for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  6. Stir in the undrained tomatoes, okra, 10 1/2 oz. broth, bay leaves, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, and thyme.
  7. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining broth and the reserved flour.
  8. Cover and shake until completely blended.
  9. Stir into the tomato mixture.
  10. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  11. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 25 minutes, or until the okra is very tender and the mixture has thickened, stirring frequently.
  12. Stir in the shrimp.
  13. Cook, covered, for 5 minutes, or until the shrimp turn pink.
  14. Remove from heat.
  15. Stir in 1 tablespoons oil, salt, and hot pepper sauce.
  16. Let stand for at least 15 minutes.
  17. Discard the bay leaves.
  18. Meanwhile, prepare the rice using the package directions.
  19. To serve, spoon the rice into soup bowls.
  20. Ladle the gumbo over the rice.
  21. The flavor will improve if the gumbo is refrigerated overnight.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 420.55 Kcal (1761 kJ)
Calories from fat 172.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.21g 30%
Cholesterol 43.84mg 15%
Sodium 1228.51mg 51%
Potassium 510.38mg 11%
Total Carbs 53.7g 18%
Sugars 6.17g 25%
Dietary Fiber 4.72g 19%
Protein 10.3g 21%
Vitamin C 37.3mg 62%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 16%
Iron 10.5mg 58%
Calcium 90.7mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 138.47 Kcal (580 kJ)
Calories from fat 56.93 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.33g 30%
Cholesterol 14.43mg 15%
Sodium 404.48mg 51%
Potassium 168.04mg 11%
Total Carbs 17.68g 18%
Sugars 2.03g 25%
Dietary Fiber 1.55g 19%
Protein 3.39g 21%
Vitamin C 12.3mg 62%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 16%
Iron 3.5mg 58%
Calcium 29.8mg 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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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.2
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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