Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

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6 servings

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2 pounds: medium shrimp - peeled and deveined

: salt and pepper to taste

: cayenne pepper to taste

1/2 cup: olive oil

2 pounds: chopped okra

1 tablespoon: tomato paste

1: tomato, chopped

1 cup: chopped onion

4 cloves: garlic, minced

1/2 cup: chopped celery

1/2 cup: chopped green bell pepper

12 cups: water

1/2 cup: chopped green onions


Season the shrimp with salt, pepper and cayenne to taste and set aside. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the okra and saute for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the tomato paste, tomato, onion, garlic, celery and green bell pepper and saute for 15 more minutes.

Add the water and season to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes. Add the shrimp and simmer for 20 more minutes. Finally, add the green onion to the soup and stir thoroughly.


Calories: 394 kcal

Carbohydrates: 18.1 g

Cholesterol: 230 mg

Fat: 20.9 g

Fiber: 6.3 g

Protein: 34.8 g

Sodium: 270 mg

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