Leftover Thanksgiving Gumbo!.

Leftover Thanksgiving Gumbo! You can have Leftover Thanksgiving Gumbo! using 18 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Leftover Thanksgiving Gumbo!

  1. Prepare of Leftover Turkey.
  2. You need of Leftover Ham.
  3. It’s of Leftover cornbread dressing.
  4. Prepare of Leftover Turkey gravy.
  5. It’s 2 of mashed sweet potatoes.
  6. Prepare 1 of onion.
  7. It’s 3 of celery.
  8. It’s 1 of jalapeno.
  9. Prepare 6 of large cloves garlic.
  10. It’s 4 of knorr chicken bouillon cubes.
  11. It’s 1 tbsp of garlic powder.
  12. Prepare 2 tsp of onion powder.
  13. You need 1 tbsp of cajun seasoning.
  14. Prepare to taste of Salt and pepper.
  15. You need 2 tbsp of butter.
  16. You need of For roux.
  17. Prepare 2 1/2 cups of flour.
  18. It’s 2 cups of vegetable or corn oil.

Leftover Thanksgiving Gumbo! instructions

  1. Mince all vegetables, set aside. Remove fatty parts from ham and cut into 1 inch pieces. Heat butter in skillet and sear ham. Drain if ham releases a lot of fat and return to skillet. Add 2 cups of water and scrape sear from bottom of the pan. Reduce to lowest heat setting and allow to slowly simmer while you prepare the rest of the gumbo..
  2. Have a few quarts of water set to side of stove (you will need it when roux is done). In a Dutch oven use medium setting to heat oil. Test for readiness by dropping a pinch of flour into pot, if it sizzles, it's ready. Add flour one cup at a time and whisk until all is incorporated. Lower heat to medium low (I set mine on 3 or 4) and CONSTANTLY stir with metal or wooden spatula until roux is the color of chocolate. This takes 20 to 30 minutes. I pull up a bar stool, have a seat and stir :).
  3. When roux is ready add your vegetables and continue to stir for a few minutes more until roux is shiny and smooth. Add water that was set aside and stir..
  4. Add leftover gravy and stir.
  5. Add ham and water it's been simmering in..
  6. Add mashed sweet potatoes and stir..
  7. Fill pot with water until about 3/4 full. Add all of your seasonings and slowly bring to boil stirring occasionally. Lower heat and simmer 30 minutes..
  8. Add Turkey and cook another 10 minutes.
  9. Serve with leftover cornbread dressing.

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