River Roads Gumbo Seasoning (1 oz)

DIRECTIONS: Sauté 1 lb. sliced okra in 1 tbsp. oil until ropiness is gone (about 20 min.) and set aside. In a heavy pot, heat 2 tbsp. oil. Gradually add 2 tbsp. flour, stirring constantly until dark brown. Gradually add ½ cup water, then ½ can tomato paste. Blend well. Add additional 3 ½ cups water, 1 package (½ jar) River Road ® Gumbo Seasoning, ½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce and cooked okra. Bring to a boil. Add gumbo crabs (optional). Cover and simmer for 30 min. Add 1 lb. peeled shrimp, ¼ lb. crab claw meat, and/or 1 dz. Oysters. Simmer for 10 min. Thin with water if too thick. Serve over rice.