Ham and Vegetable Gumbo Recipe

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By : dLife Editors

A hearty soup with plenty of herbs and vegetables

Summary

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Cook time: 25 Minutes
Prep time: 15 Minutes
Idle time:
Level Easy
Servings: People
Unit:
14g
Carbs
1g
Sat. fat
4.5g
Fibers
599.4mg
Sodium
9g
Protein
129kcal
Calories
14g
Carbs
1g
Sat. fat
4.5g
Fibers
599.4mg
Sodium
9g
Protein
129kcal
Calories

Ingredients

  • 12 oz honey-smoked ham
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 cup fresh chopped red onion
  • 1 cup fresh chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped green bell peppers
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp ground thyme
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1/2 head fresh red cabbage
  • 9 cups cold water
  • 7 oz fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh watercress
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Allspice
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch Ground Cayenne red pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch Black Pepper

Instructions

  1. Trim fat and rind from ham. Set aside.
  2. Dice ham into small pieces.
  3. In large stock pot, heat ham fat and oil over medium.
  4. Stir in ham, onion, celery, green pepper, garlic, oregano, thyme, and bay leaves. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Chop cabbage. Add cabbage and water to pot. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
  6. Add spinach and watercress. Return to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 1 minute.
  7. Add allspice, nutmeg, salt, black pepper, and cayenne.
  8. Remove ham fat. Ladle into soup bowls

Additional information

Nutrition Facts
Ham and Vegetable Gumbo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 129
% Daily Value*
Sodium 599.4mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
Protein 9g 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition Facts
Ham and Vegetable Gumbo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 129
% Daily Value*
Sodium 599.4mg 25%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
Protein 9g 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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