Vegetable - Fruit - Recipe : Vegetarian Gumbo

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  1. Ankhur

    Ankhur Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Everything organic please!!

    tofu
    vegetarian sausages
    plum tomatoes
    garlic
    fresh thyme
    fresh sage
    extra virgin olive oil
    bell pepper
    spanish onion
    celery
    dry field peas
    sea salt
    white pepper
    dried red chile
    okra
    japanese soy sauce
    coconut oil for frying
    dash (white)sherry or granache

    soak the field peas 30 hours and then cook till tender,
    add salt pepper to taste, and a dash of sherry while cooking

    place tofu in a bag with garlic, some fresh sage , cooking sherry, and japanes soy sauce, but not too much and let set overnight

    Cut the tofu into 1/2 inch strips, align sideways on a double thickness of paper towel, and with another 3 layers on top, press gently but steadily,
    until most of the moisture is out

    place the coconut oil in frying pan, melt and set high heat for frying,
    add the tofu strips and fry until light golden, then set aside.

    Make your Etoufe'
    saute' chopped garlic, onion, celery, green pepper


    cook plum tomatoes and okra, with sliced onion and garlic, and a healthy amount of olive oil,
    until stewie looking.

    blend in the Etoufe'
    add the dried chile

    add the field peas and some of the pot liqour,
    then the thyme , sage, and tofu and simmer


    brown the sausage in the oven and slice into 1/4 inch slices, when done, and add
    let simmer no longer then 5 minute then serve on a wild rice blend or brown rice cooked till fluffy.

    Enjoy!!!
     
  2. OmoOshun

    OmoOshun New Member MEMBER

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    This sounds incredible. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Indeed...I will have to try it out...Since I'm considering going Vegetarian
     
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    nikknikk19 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    me too!!!

    That sounds really good. I think I gave in when i was on my veg' thang b/c I got bored w/ cold (raw) foods. I grew up on stews and they are very comforting to me. I will try this out sometime next week. it sounds delicious. Thank you for this post
     
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