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Black Bean and Okra Gumbo Recipe

Black Bean and Okra Gumbo Recipe

8 servings

 

Ingredients:

8-12 ounces reduced-sodium smoked turkey sausage, sliced

2 cups small mushrooms

1 cup each: chopped onion, sliced carrots

1/4 cup each: chopped red and green bell peppers

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cups vegetable broth

1 can tomatoes with chilies, undrained

2 cans black beans, rinsed, drained

2 cups cut okra

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon gumbo file

Salt and pepper, to taste

Method:

Saute sausage, mushrooms, onion, carrots, and bell peppers in oil in Ducth oven or large saucepan until sausage is lightly browned, 5 to 8 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, except salt and pepper, heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Simmer, uncovered, until thickened to desired consistency, 5 to 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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