Beefy Gumbo

What do you do when a recipe calls for cans of beans, drained?  Here is a gumbo with stock made from the liquid from cans of beans* that were used for chili (great northern and red beans).

  • 2 lbs beef stew/roast meat cubed
  • 1/2 cup dried multibean mix or Great Northern beans, picked over and rinsed
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 4 cups canned bean liquid*
  • 3 whole tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 whole garlic, sliced
  • 3 ribs celery, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped 
  • 1 t salt, plus additional for seasoning
  • 2 T Italian seasoning
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ box mushrooms, optional
  • Sour cream

Directions

Put beef, bean mix, bean juice, tomatoes, garlic, celery, carrots, green pepper, onion, herb blend, and 1 t pepper in a slow cooker; cover, cook on high for the first hour, then cook on LOW until the beans and beef are quite tender, about 7 hours.

Stir in the, rice and mushrooms, cover, and let simmer until the rice is cooked, and the soup is thick, about 1 1/2 hours for a total cook time of 8 ½ hours. Ladle the soup into warmed bowls and dopple with sour cream.

Serves about 10 people

 

Don’t Want to Miss a Thing? Subscribe to My Blog

About PR

Thank you for reading my post. What do you dream about seeing, doing, being?  Got a bucket list? A life plan?  Want to start one?  I’d love to help you get there, check out my services.  The first step to believing ‘opportunities are endless’ is sometimes not as hard if you grab some inspiration under my blog category, “Bucket of Limitless Possibilities”.  If you like what you see, please let me know by “liking” my website. All comments are greatly appreciated.  You can even join my tribe to automatically receive new postings ‘hot off the press’.  There’s a place to do that right on my website homepage.  As always, please feel free to share my information with others who may find interest and value in PR Brady AdVentures!  Thanks again!

Speak Your Mind

*