How to make it

  • In a 4 quart casserole dish stir into 1/4 cup oil, the tomatoes, onions, garlic and okra.
  • Cook covered on HIGH for 1 hour. Stir ocassionally
  • In a 3 cup measuring cup make roux with 1/4 cup flour and 1/4 cup oil. (a roux is flour and oil browned. It is the basic for most Creole recipes. It colors and thickens gumbos, etc.)
  • Microwave thte oil and flour on HIGH for 5 to 7 minutes. Watch that it doesn't burn. It should be caramel colored when finished.
  • Add Roux to okra mixture along with water and seasoning. Bring to boil on HIGH and boil for 15 minutes.
  • Stir in the shrimp, sausage, and crab meat if your using it.
  • Cook on MEDIUM for 30 minutes.
  • Serve hot over rice with lots of either french bread or garlic bread and a nice salad

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    " It was excellent "
    windy1950 ate it and said...
    Five forks, Henrie!!! This sounds really good ;-)

    What do you serve with Gumbo?
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    " It was excellent "
    itsjustjuwah ate it and said...
    mmm hm! I'm making some gumbo tonight!
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    " It was excellent "
    linebb956 ate it and said...
    How did I miss this??? wonderful!
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