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Okra Shrimp Gumbo

1 cn Whole tomatoes
1 1/2 Heaping cook spoons flour.
4 Stalk of celery, chopped
3 lb Shrimp, cleaned
1/8 c Cooking oil
4 qt Water
Salt & pepper to taste
1 Onion, large, chopped
1/2 Bell pepper, chopped
1/4 c Chopped shallots
1 pt Salty oysters
2 pk Frozen okra, unthawed

In large pot, make roux of flour and oil, stirring until dark brown. Add vegetables until wilted. Cook okra in separate pot by frying in grease until almost all of rope is gone. Do not prepare ahead. Add shrimp to vegetables, cook until bright pink. Add tomatoes, cook about 5 min. Add cooked okra. Simmer for 5 min., add water, more or less depending upon consistency you prefer. Season with salt & pepper. Cook about 1 1/2 hrs. Add oyster 5 min. before gumbo is done.

Serve with hot steamed rice.

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