Shrimp Gumbo

Shrimp Gumbo

Looking for a spicy seafood dinner using vegetables? Then serve shrimp gumbo over rice - a dish that's ready in 35 minutes!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
medium onions, sliced
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3
cups beef broth
1/2
teaspoon red pepper sauce
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
dried bay leaf
1
box (10 oz) frozen cut okra, thawed and drained
1
can (14.5 oz) whole tomatoes, undrained
1
can (6 oz) tomato paste
1
lb uncooked peeled deveined medium shrimp, thawed if frozen and tails peeled
3
cups hot cooked rice
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
  1. In 4-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onions, bell pepper and garlic in butter 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in flour. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until bubbly; remove from heat.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients except shrimp, rice and parsley, breaking up tomatoes with a fork. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir shrimp into gumbo. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm. Remove bay leaf. Serve soup in bowls over rice. Sprinkle with parsley.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (about 1 1/2 cups))
  • Calories 320
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 130mg;
  • Sodium 1120mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 19g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.