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Classic Chicken Gumbo

 

29

Yield

6

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

1

hrs

Ready

1

hrs

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
ll-purpose
2 each onions
finely chopped
1 each green bell peppers
finely chopped
5 cups chicken broth
warm
8 each tomatoes
peeled, chopped
½ pound okra
cut into 1/4 inch pieces
½ cup rice
uncooked
2 each celery stalks
chopped
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
¼ teaspoon thyme
*
1 each bay leaves
*
1 each whole chicken
cooked
*

Directions

In large Dutch oven, melt shortening over low heat; add flour and cook, stirring, until brown, about 10 minutes.

Add onions and bell pepper; cook until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.

Slowly add warm broth; stir until broth reaches a boil.

Add tomatoes, okra, rice, celery, salt, pepper, thyme and bay leaf; bring to a boil.

Add chicken; when mixture boils again, reduce heat to low, cover and cook about 20 minutes.

Stir and cook, covered, 20 minutes longer.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 495g (17.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23127% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 703mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 18%
Sugars g
Protein 18g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 78%
Calcium 7% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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