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Okra Gumbo Freezer Mix

Yield Makes 4 pints

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.