Gumbo Z'herbs or Gumbo Verte

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READY IN: 12mins
SERVES: 32
YIELD: 2 gallons
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To smoke mushrooms: take med sized mushrooms, trim stem and place in pan in smoker for 45 minutes.
  • To cook red beans: sort and rinse beans. Place in pot Cover with water and cook for about 1 to 2 hours. Save the water to use in the gumbo.
  • Using a large heavy pot heat the olive oil over med high heat then add the flour and make the roux by stirring until the flour becomes peanut butter color.
  • Add the onion, bell pepper, and celery as soon as it does then sauté until tender, browning a bit and starting to stick. Add the shallots, garlic, herbs, salt, and peppers. Stir often for about 5 minutes.
  • Boil the water in a large soup pot. NOTE use the bean water also.
  • Chop 1 inch squares of collards and cabbage then boil until tender. Add the turnip greens, mustard greens and green onions and return to a boil.
  • Coarsely chop mushrooms. Add it to the roux mixture and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Carefully stir the roux mixture into the simmering greens and bring to boil.
  • Add the parsley, cooked red beans, and soy sauce to taste. Bring to a boil one more time, then turn off.
  • Serve over rice.
  • Serving size based on 1 cup.
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