Filé powder (ground sassafras leaves used mainly to flavor and thicken gumbo) can be found in the spice section of your grocery store.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 1998


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6 servings (serving size: 1 cup gumbo and 1/2 cup rice)


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  • Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add diced onion and next 7 ingredients (diced onion through garlic), and sauté 3 minutes. Stir in the Garden Brown Sauce and the next 4 ingredients (sauce through chopped tomatoes), and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Stir in chopped green onions. Serve over rice.


Nutrition Facts

266 calories; calories from fat 13%; fat 3.7g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 2.2g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 8.8g; carbohydrates 51.6g; fiber 5.1g; iron 3.9mg; sodium 412mg; calcium 89mg.