*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            TURKEY GUMBO (FRANZ)
 
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 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -Lawrence Franz
    1                    Turkey carcass
    2                    Turkey legs or thighs
      1/2   c            Bacon grease
      1/2   c            Cooking oil
    1       c            Flour
    8                    Ribs celery, chopped
    3                    Large onions, chopped
    1                    Bell pepper, chopped
    2                    Cloves garlic, chopped
      1/2   c            Chopped parsley
    1       lb           Okra, sliced
    1       c            Smoked sausage, sliced
      1/2   c            Worcestershire sauce
                         Tabasco sauce to taste
    1       cn           (12 oz.) tomatoes
    1 1/2   tb           Salt
    4                    Slices bacon, cut in 1-inch
                         -pieces
    2                    Bay leaves
                         Cayenne to taste
    1       t            Brown sugar
    1       tb           Lemon juice
    4       c            Rice, cooked
 
   Crack the turkey carcass into several pieces.  Place
   the turkey carcass and legs in a soup kettle with 3
   quarts of water and 1 teaspoon salt. Boil for 1 hour.
   Remove the carcass and legs and cool. Remove the meat
   from the bones and discard the bones.  Reserve the
   stock and meat. In a heavy dutch oven over medium
   heat, heat the grease and oil. Add the flour, stirring
   constantly, and cook until dark golden brown. Add the
   celery, onion, bell pepper, garlic, and parsley. Cook
   for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring constantly.  Add the
   okra and sausage and continue cooking for 5 minutes.
   Add 2 quarts of the turkey stock and 2 quarts of
   water, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, tomatoes,
   salt, bacon, bay leaves, and cayenne. Simmer, covered,
   for 2-1/2 to 3 hours, stirring occasionally. Add the
   turkey meat and simmer for 30 minutes. Just before
   serving, add the brown sugar and lemon juice.  Serve
   in heated gumbo bowls over rice. (wrv)
  
 
 
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