Turkey Gumbo

Serves: 10
Total Calories: 331
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1/4 cup plus 2-tablespoons all purpose flour
2 (6-ounce) cans vegetable juice cocktail, divided
1 pound ground turkey, thawed
1 cup onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup green bell pepper, diced
1 cup red bell pepper, diced
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried whole thyme
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flake
1 cup water
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 (10-ounce) package frozen cut okra, thawed
3 1/2 cups hot, cooked long grain rice


Sprinkle flour evenly over a 15" x 10" x 1" jellyroll pan; bake at 400°F for 20 minutes or until browned, stirring every 5 minutes. Let cool

Combine browned flour and 1 can vegetable juice in a bowl, stirring with a wire wisk until well blended, (mixture will be thick). Set aside.

Coat a 5 quart Dutch oven with Crisco; place over medium heat until hot. Add turkey, onion, and garlic; cook until turkey is browned, stirring to crumble. Drain well and return to Dutch oven.

Add remaining can of vegetable juice, red and green bell peppers, salt, thyme, red pepper flakes, water, stewed tomatoes, okra and rice. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until thickened.

Serves 10 to 12

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 10
Total Calories: 331
Calories from Fat: 0

This Turkey Gumbo recipe is from the Cast Iron "Covered Wagon" Cookin' Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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