Hamburger Gumbo

Mrs. Effie R. Darsey, PM
Arcadia, La. OES 

  • 2 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 lb cut okra

Cook till okra is tender. Use low heat and do not burn okra.

Add in:

  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 2 lbs good hamburger meat

Cook till meat is just slightly browned.

Add in:

  • 1 cup tomatoes
  • 2 qts water
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Simmer for 1 hour. Remove from heat and add 1 tsp File’ powder. Let stand a little while before serving.

Serve over cooked rice.

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