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Crab Gumbo

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 15 mins Cook 12 mins
Crab Gumbo
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup  chopped green sweet pepper
  • 1/2  cup  sliced green onion
  • 1  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1  tablespoon  cooking oil
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can  reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1  cup  water
  • 2  medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 3/4  teaspoon  snipped fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/8 - 1/4  teaspoon  bottled hot pepper sauce
  • 1 10  ounce package  frozen sliced okra
  • 1 6  ounce can  crabmeat
  • 1/2  cup  diced turkey ham
  • 1  tablespoon  file powder (optional)
  • 2  cups  hot cooked rice
Directions

1. In a large saucepan cook green pepper, green onion, and garlic in hot oil until vegetables are tender. Stir in chicken broth, water, tomatoes, thyme, and hot pepper sauce. Bring to boiling. Stir in okra; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes or until okra is tender.

2. Meanwhile, drain, flake, and remove cartilage from crabmeat. Stir crabmeat and turkey ham into gumbo. Heat through. Stir in file powder, if desired.

3. To serve, divide gumbo among four soup bowls. Top each with one-fourth of the rice. Makes 4 servings.

From the Test Kitchen
  • Prepare gumbo; cool slightly. Cover and chill up to 24 hours. Reheat over medium heat, stirring frequently. Serve as above.
Nutrition Facts (Crab Gumbo)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 242,
  • Fat, total (g) 6,
  • chol. (mg) 41,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 33,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 16,
  • sodium (mg) 627,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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