Corn Gumbo Recipe

Corn Gumbo picture


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main Ingredient


 Yellow onion1 Medium, peeled and minced
 Sweet green pepper1⁄2 Medium, cored, seeded and finely chopped
 Stalk celery1 , finely chopped
 Bacon drippings2 Tablespoon
 Chopped seeded peeled tomatoes1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Whole kernel corn2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh / Thawed Frozen / Canned, Drained)
 Baby okra6 , sliced 1/2 inch thick
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Gumbo file1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 113 Calories from Fat 69

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.7%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7.6 mg

Sodium 567.4 mg23.6%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.7%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 2 g3.3%

Vitamin A 23.4% Vitamin C 55.7%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 2.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a saucepan, add the drippings and heat over a medium high flame.
2. Add onion, green pepper, and celery to drippings when hot and sauté for 8-10 minutes until onion lightly browned and soft.
3. Tip in the tomatoes, corn, okra and sauté lightly for 1 minute.
4. Cover the saucepan with its lid and simmer vegetables for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5. Season the soup with salt, pepper and gumbo file.

6. Ladle the hot soup into warmed soup bowls and serve with crusty bread.