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Blackeye Pea Gumbo

Blackeye Pea Gumbo

Servings: 4-6



  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 cups tomato, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 pound cooked ham, cubed
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup okra, chopped
  • 3/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 can (15 oz.) can Glory Foods Seasoned Southern Style Blackeye Peas


Directions:

  1. Heat 1/3 cup oil in medium saucepan over medium/low heat. Whisk in flour, whisking constantly 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Heat 2 tbs. oil in large heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in okra, onion, celery and garlic. Cook 10 minutes.
  3. Thoroughly blend roux into vegetable mix. Stir in water, tomatoes, parsley, salt, cayenne pepper, ground black pepper and bay leaves. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Mix in ham and continue cooking 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in Glory Foods Seasoned Southern Style Blackeye Peas and continue cooking until heated through. Serve over rice.


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