Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

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Shrimp Gumbo Recipe

This recipe has ham substituting for
sausage, so it is lower in fat. Plus, it is easy to prepare and oh,
so good!
1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
1 garlic clove, minced
1 small onion, chopped
1 small green pepper, chopped
1 small yellow squash, sliced
2 T olive oil
2 c vegetable broth
2 14-1/2 ounce cans stewed tomatoes
2 T fresh parsley, minced
½ t salt
¼ t dried thyme
1/8 t cayenne pepper
1/8 t chili powder
1/8 t pepper
1 bay leaf
1 cup uncooked rice
1 small green pepper, chopped
1 small yellow squash, sliced
juice of one small lemon
1 pound fresh medium shrimp, peeled and

In a large skillet, cook the ham,
onion, and garlic in oil.
Cook until the onions are translucent
Stir in the broth, tomatoes, parsley,
bay leaf, chili powder and peppers
Bring to a boil.
Stir in rice.
Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for
about 15 minutes.
Cook until rice is tender (may be
longer than 15 minutes).
Add shrimp and lemon juice.
Cook 5 minutes longer, or until shrimp
turns pink.
Discard bay leaf prior to serving.

This is a filling dish in and of
itself. However, you may want to enjoy it with a fresh mixed greens
salad accompanied with a vinaigrette dressing.



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