Vegetarian Gumbo

Vegetarian Gumbo

Here, the rich, dark roux of a Louisiana-style gumbo is laced with carrots, parsnips, okra, and green beans, but feel free to substitute any vegetables you have on hand.

Recipe from Vegetarian Times
SERVINGS
8

Vegetarian Gumbo

Here, the rich, dark roux of a Louisiana-style gumbo is laced with carrots, parsnips, okra, and green beans, but feel free to substitute any vegetables you have on hand.

Recipe from Vegetarian Times
Recipe from Vegetarian Times
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup vegetable oil
  • 1/3  cup flour
  • 1   small onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1   small green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
  • 3   stalks celery, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1  28  ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2   cups fresh or frozen green beans
  • 3   carrots, sliced (2 cups)
  • 1   parsnip, diced (1 cup)
  • 1   cup fresh or frozen sliced okra, optional
  • 1   tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1   tablespoon paprika
  • 1   tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/4  teaspoon cayenne pepper
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Directions
1. 
Stir together oil and flour in Dutch oven or heavy-bottomed pot until smooth. Cook over high heat 10 minutes, or until roux turns a dark caramel color, stirring constantly.
2. 
Add onion, bell pepper, and celery, and cook 5 minutes, or until vegetables are softened. Stir in all remaining ingredients and 4 cups water. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and cook 40 minutes, or until carrots are tender. Serve over rice.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 216, Fat, total (g) 15, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 21, fiber (g) 6, sugar (g) 8, pro. (g) 3, sodium (mg) 309, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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