Okra Gumbo Freezer Mix

Recipe from

Southern Living


5 pounds fresh okra, sliced
6 medium onions, chopped
4 celery ribs, chopped
2 green bell peppers, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
4 bay leaves
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon pepper


Combine all ingredients; spoon into 2 (13- x 9-inch) pans. Cover with foil.

Bake at 300° for 2 hours, stirring after 1 hour. Let cool completely; spoon into 4 (1-pint) freezer containers, and freeze up to 4 months.