*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                TURKEY GUMBO
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry                          Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       tb           Margarine
      1/2   lb           Fresh or frozen okra 1 pcs.
    2       c            Chopped celery
    1       md           Onion, chopped
    1       sm           Sweet green pepper, chopped
    2                    Garlic cloves, minced
    8       oz           Can tomato paste
    4                    Ripe tomatoes peeled OR
                         16 oz can peeled tomatoes
    2       c            Water
    2       c            Chopped cooked turkey
      3/4   ts           Gumbo file powder
                         Cooked rice
 
   Melt the margarine in a large skillet.  Add the okra.
   Saute until the okra loses its shiny appearance, about
   5 minutes.  Remove the okra pieces to a bowl.  Add the
   celery onion, green pepper, and garlic to the skillet.
   
   Cook over medium heat until the onion is transparent.
   Add the tomato paste, tomatoes, water, okra mixture,
   and turkey.  Cook over low heat 10 minutes or until
   turkey is hot.  Add the file powder.  Stir to blend.
   Spoon over the rice in soup bowls.
   
   1/4 recipe ò55 calories, 3 lean meat, 1 bread, 1
   vegetable 19 grams carbohydrate, 25 grams protein, 10
   grams fat, 176 mg sodium, 1102 mg potassium, 54 mg
   cholesterol.
   
   Source:  Am. Diabetes Assoc. Holiday Cookbook by Betty
   Wedman, 1986 Shared but not tested by Elizabeth
   Rodier, Nov 93
  
 
 
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