Shrimp Gumbo

Enjoy Creole-style dinner with this flavorful hearty gumbo made with shrimp and veggies – ready in just an hour!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons oil
2
tablespoons all purpose or unbleached flour
1
cup chopped onions
1
cup chopped celery
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped
3
garlic cloves, minced
1
(14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve fat-free chicken broth with 1/3 less sodium
1 1/2
cups sliced fresh okra (about 8 oz.)
1
teaspoon dried Cajun seasoning
1
lb. shelled deveined uncooked medium shrimp
  • 1 Heat oil in Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-high heat until hot. With wire whisk, stir in flour; cook about 5 minutes or until mixture turns medium brown, stirring constantly.
  • 2 Stir in onions, celery and bell pepper; cook about 4 to 5 minutes or until softened, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Add garlic; cook and stir 30 to 60 seconds or until softened. Add tomatoes, broth, okra and Cajun seasoning; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; partially cover and cook 25 to 30 minutes to blend flavors, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Add shrimp; cook an additional 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. If desired, serve with hot cooked rice.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    165mg
    165%;
    Sodium
    670mg
    670%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    50%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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