Lucky Veggie Gumbo

Categories: Entrées, Vegetarian


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

1 c


Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 190 calories, 3 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrates, 8 g fiber, and 10 g protein


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  • ½ T Olive oil
  • ½ c Onion, chopped
  • ½ c Bell pepper, green, chopped
  • ½ c Celery, chopped
  • 1½ c Vegetable broth, fat free
  • 2 c Brown rice, cooked
  • 2 cn Black eyed peas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cn Tomatoes, diced, drained and rinsed (14.5 oz)
  • 1 cn Green chilies, drained and rinsed (4 oz)
  • ½ c Okra, frozen, optional
  • ½ t Paprika
  • ½ t Cayenne
  • ½ t Cumin
  • 1 t Lemon juice


  1. HEAT olive oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat and COOK the onion, pepper and celery until tender.
  2. POUR in the vegetable broth, rice, black eyed peas, garlic, diced tomatoes, green chilies and okra.
  3. Bring to a BOIL and REDUCE heat to low.
  4. SIMMER until reached desired thickness. ADD spices and lemon juice. If too thick, gradually add water.
*May add 1 lb of cubed pork chops, if desired. Add in step #1 and COOK until done. Then continue with remaining directions.

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