*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                COWBOY GUMBO
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/4   c            Butter, margarine or oil
    2       tb           Flour
    2                    Cloves garlic minced
      1/2   c            Chopped onion
      1/2   c            Chopped gr pepper
    2       c            Water
    1                    14 1/2 0z can tomatoes
    1                    6 0z can tomato paste
    1       tb           Dried parsley
    1                    Bay leaf
    2       tb           Worchestersdhire sauce
    2       ts           Instant beef bouillion
    1       t            Chili powder
      1/4   ts           Pepper
      1/8   ts           Basil
      1/8   ts           Ground cloves
    1                    16 oz pkg frsh or frozen
                         OKRA
    2                    To 2 1/2 lb peeled, deveined
                         Shrimp, crabmeat or crayfish
    3       c            Hot cooked rice
                         File powder ( opt )
 
   Combine flour and fat in a heavy saucepot or dutch
   oven and cook low heat stirring constantly 10 to 15
   minutes or until the mixture is light brown ( roux ).
   Add garlic, onion and peppers. Cook until tender. Stir
   in water, undrained cut up tomatoes, paste and
   seasonings and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook
   covered for 30 minutes.Add okra and seafood and return
   to boil. then reduece heat to a simmer anc cook
   another 10 to 15 minutes until heated through. Remove
   bay leaf. Serve with rice and sprinkle with file
   powder.
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