*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Turkey Gumbo
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry                          Diabetic
                 Crockpot                         Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      tablespoons   Margarine
    4                    Ripe tomatoes peeled OR
      1/2  pound         Fresh or frozen okra 1 pcs.
    1      can           peeled tomatoes -- (16 ounces)
    2      cups          Chopped celery
    2      cups          Water
    1      medium        Onion -- chopped
    2      cups          Chopped cooked turkey
    1      small         Sweet green pepper -- chopped
      3/4  teaspoon      Gumbo file powder
    2                    Garlic cloves -- minced
                         Cooked rice
    1      Can           tomato paste -- (8 ounces)
 
 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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