Spring Gumbo

Spring Gumbo
Servings: 10 Prep 10 mins Cook 40 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 medium-size onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 sweet green pepper, chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, diced
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) stewed tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 5 drops hot-pepper sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked white rice
  • 1 pound medium-size shrimp, sliced in half
  • 1/2 pound scallops
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Make It

Roux:

1. Heat oil in Dutch oven. Stir in flour, a tablespoon at a time; cook, stirring, until flour begins to brown, 3 to 4 minutes.

2. Add onion, garlic, green pepper, celery, jalapeno; cook for 10 to 12 minutes, until celery is softened. Add tomatoes, red-pepper flakes, paprika, cayenne, pepper sauce, bouillon liquid and rice. Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.

3. Add shrimp, scallops, salt and pepper; simmer until seafood is opaque, about 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 10; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 207, Fat, total (g): 7, chol. (mg): 58, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 27, pro. (g): 11, sodium (mg): 773, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.