Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

Since I already posted the Jambalya, I thought I better include the gumbo recipe too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook onion and garlic in butter until onion is tender.
  2. Stir in flour.
  3. Cook, stirring constantly until flour is browned.
  4. Stir in the tomatoes, water, green pepper, bay leaves, oregano, thyme, salt and hot sauce.
  5. Bring to boil.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove bay leaves.
  8. Stir in the okra.
  9. Bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  10. Stir shrimp and crab meat into okra mixture.
  11. Cook about 5 minutes longer or until heated through.
  12. Serve gumbo over hot rice.
  13. (Traditionally, rice is mounded in heated soup plates and the gumbo is spooned around it).


Most Helpful

Good and quick. It could be a tad spicier for my taste, but overall a great flavor combination

Dave Salch February 27, 2002

I added a bit of chili powder and used a bag of mixed seafood, with shrimp, squid and scallops. Came out awesome even the hubby ate it!

Mel Coope September 11, 2009

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