Waldine's seafood gumbo

Yield: 10 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 tablespoons Oil
3 cups Okra; dice or
2 \N Boxes frozen cut okra
½ cup Celery; chop
2 cloves Garlic; chop
1 \N Green pepper; chop
2 bunches Green onions; chop
2 tablespoons Parsley; chop
8 ounces Can tomatoes
8 ounces Can tomato sauce
1 \N Bay leaf; crumble
½ teaspoon Thyme
\N \N Salt and pepper
3 quarts Hot water
2 cups Raw shrimp; peel, devein
1½ cup Crabmeat
3 \N Boiled crabs; break in pcs


Put oil in large heavy pot. Add okra and saute. Add celery, garlic and pepper; cook until light brown. Add green onions and parsley; cook about 2 minutes longer. Add tomatoes and sauce, bay leaf, thyme salt and pepper.

Cook for 5 minutes; stir. Add 1 qt hot water; cook for 20 minutes. Add crabmeat and another quart hot water. Cook 30 minutes. Add remaining water and cook for 1 hour. Add shrimp and boiled crabs about ½ hour before removing from heat. Serve over rice in soup bowls.

Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by VGHC42A@... (MRS WALDINE R VAN GEFFEN) on Aug 25, 1997

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