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Healthy Weight: Vegetable Gumbo Recipe

Source: Food Network

Vegetable Gumbo

Vegetable Gumbo

Total Time: 40 min
Prep: 25 min
Cook: 15 min
Servings: 4

Ingredients
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 small onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon soy sauce or Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon smoked paprika (preferably hot)
2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
1 pound kale or Swiss chard, stemmed and chopped
1 10 -ounce package frozen black-eyed peas
Brown rice, for serving (optional)
Directions
Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the flour and cook, stirring, until golden, about 3 minutes. Add the onion, bell pepper, celery, garlic, 3 tablespoons water and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Reduce the heat to medium, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables soften, about 8 minutes.Add the soy sauce and paprika and cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Stir in the vegetable broth, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pot, then cover and bring to a boil.Add the greens and black-eyed peas to the pot. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with the rice, if desired.

Per serving: Calories 249; Fat 12 g (Saturated 1 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 530 mg; Carbohydrate 32 g; Fiber 6 g; Protein 9 g