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Vegetable Gumbo
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Hearty soup with plenty of herbs and vegetables.

Rating:
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 128.7
Total Carbs 13.9 g
Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
Sugars 4.0 g
Total Fat 4.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Potassium 414.1 mg
Protein 9.0 g
Sodium 599.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 2 Vegetables , 1 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

12 oz  Pork, ham, honey, smoked, cooked
1 pinch  black pepper
2 tbsp  canola oil
1 each  large onion
2 each  medium garlic cloves
1 tsp  oregano leaves
1 tsp  ground thyme
2 each  bay leaves
2 each  whole cloves
2 each  medium celery stalks
1 each  chopped green bell peppers
0 1/2 each  medium head cabbage
9 cup  cold water
7 oz  Greens, collard, chopped, fresh
7 oz  Cabbage, mustard, salted
7 oz  fresh spinach leaves
1 1/2 cup  fresh watercress, chopped
6 each  scallions
0 1/2 cup  chopped parsley
0 1/2 tsp  ground allspice
0 1/4 tsp  ground nutmeg
1 pinch  ground cayenne (red pepper)
1 pinch  salt
Directions
  1. Trim fat and rind from ham. Set aside.
  2. Dice ham into small pieces.
  3. In large pot, heat ham fat and oil over medium. Transfer to deep pan, heat thoroughly until oil begins to sizzle.
  4. Stir in ham, onion, garlic, oregano, and thyme. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add bay leaves, cloves, celery, and green pepper. Continue cooking additional 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Add cabbage and water. Bring to boil. Redce heat, simmer 5 minutes.
  7. Add collard greens and cabbage. Boil for additional 2 minutes,
  8. Add spinach, watercress, and scallions. Return to boil, reduce heat to low and simmer 1 minute.
  9. Add parsley, allspice, and nutmeg.
  10. Add salt, black pepper, and cayenne to taste.
  11. Remove ham fat and cloves. Ladle into soup bowls.

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