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Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

2 poundsmedium shrimp, peeled and deveined
Salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste
1/2 cupolive oil
2 poundschopped okra
3 tablespoontomato paste
1 largetomato, chopped
1onion, chopped
4 clovesgarlic, minced
1 cupchopped celery
1redbell pepper chopped
1/2 teaspooncayenne pepper, or to taste
1/2 teaspoonoregano
1/2 teaspoonthyme
3 tablespoonsOld Bay Seasoning
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Shrimp and Okra Gumbo - Ingredients Continued

6 cupswater or broth
1/2 cupchopped green onions
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Shrimp and Okra Gumbo - Instructions

Season the shrimp with salt, pepper and cayenne to taste and set aside. Heat the oil
in a large pot over medium heat. Add the okra and sauté for 30 minutes, stirring
occasionally. Add the tomato paste, tomato, onion, garlic, celery, and bell pepper and
sauté for 15 more minutes.

Add the water, oregano, thyme, and Old Bay. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and
simmer for 45 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning to taste. Add the shrimp and simmer
for 15 minutes or until shrimp is pink and cooked through. Finally, add the green
onion to the soup and stir to incorporate. Serve over rice. Makes 4-6 servings

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