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Red Bean Gumbo Recipe for 30 people
5 – 7 lbs Boston Butt
3 lbs Smoked Sausage
2 lbs Andouille Sausage
2 lbs Tasso
2 whole Chickens
4 lbs Smoked Turkey Necks
108 oz can of Blue Runner Red Beans
5 lbs onions diced
3 lbs onions cut in 1/2 for stock
4 Bell Peppers diced
1 bunch of Celery diced
½ bunch celary whole for stock
3 table spoons minced garlic
6 ozs Savoies Dark Roux
Zatarain’s Creole Seasoning to taste
Cracked Pepper Corns
Cut the fat cap off the Boston Butt and taking about ¼ inch of meat with the fat. Cube about ½” squares. Cube the rest of the roast.
In a large Black Iron Pot ( Prob 5 Gallon ) cook down the fat till crispy rendering the grease. Spread theses over rack to cool and sprinkle with the Creole seasoning. You don’t need these for the recipe but good to snack on while cooking.
Cook the Pork Butt down in the grease. When almost tender add sliced Smoked Sausage & quartered Andouille Sausage.
While this is browning, in a separate pot boil whole Chickens & Smoked Turkey Necks together seasoning the water with Bay Leaves, Cracked Pepper, Onion & Celery
When meat is browned put in a bowl lined with paper towel to drain.
Brown all the Vegetables together in the meat drippings. Add the meat back in when the vegetables are done.
Puree ½ the can of Red Beans and add the whole can to the pot.
Cool & debone the chicken & Turkey necks, add to pot. Add the garlic.
Strain the stock, put it back in the boil pot and add the Roux, stir till completely dissolved.
Add Stock to meat & vegetables to a Gumbo consistency. Simmer on a Medium fire for about 20 minutes
Once the gumbo has rested for about an hour, taste, then season as needed.
Cook some Rice
Make some Potato Salad
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