South carolina shrimp gumbo

Yield: 10 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Bacon drippings
½ cup All-purpose flour
Salt
1 medium Onion; chopped
2 Stalks celery; chopped
1 Green pepper; chopped
1 cup Cooked tomatoes
1 pounds Country sausage
3 pints Water
1½ pounds Shrimp
Hot cooked rice

Heat bacon drippings in large saucepan. Add ½ cup flour, or enough to blend with drippings. Add salt. Stir until as brown as possible without burning. Add onion, celery, and pepper, and stir until wilted. Add tomatoes and cook for a minute or two, stirring constantly. Add sausage, cut into circles, and the water. Cook all together until well done; then add shrinp.

Cook shrimp only a short time (about 7 minutes), or it will break into pieces. Serve over hot rice. Yield: 10 servings.

From <The Progressive Farmer's Southern Country Cookbook>, by the editors of the 'Progressive Farmer Magazine'. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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