Zatarain's Gumbo Base 4.5 oz
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- Mix of zesty spices, flour and vegetables
- No artificial flavors, no MSG added*, no colors from artificial sources
- Made with real vegetables
- Just add the meat of your choice and pour over rice
- PREP TIP: It takes just 15 minutes of prep time to bring the flavor and soul of New Orleans home
How do you use Louisiana gumbo base?
To use it, simply mix cold water or chicken stock to the gumbo base. Bring the ingredients to a boil and then add in the desired cooked meat or seafood. Cover it and bring it back to a boil and then simmer for 15 minutes. Serve over rice and enjoy.
How do I make my gumbo more flavorful?
For the most flavor, use stock or broth in your gumbo instead of water. Whether you use chicken or vegetable stock, homemade or boxed, stock will give your gumbo more depth and complexity.
What is the difference between a gumbo and jambalaya?
The main difference between the two is the role of the rice, which is integral to both. Gumbo is served with rice that is cooked separately, but rice goes into the jambalaya pot. ... Roux is the heart and soul of most gumbos.
What does gumbo mean?
1 : a soup thickened with okra pods or filé and containing meat or seafoods and usually vegetables. 2 : okra sense 1. 3a : any of various fine-grained silty soils especially of the central U.S. that when wet become impervious and soapy or waxy and very sticky.
Does authentic gumbo have tomatoes?
Creole cuisine often uses tomatoes, while Cajun food does not. Cajun gumbo doesn't have tomatoes and usually also contains chicken. It's not uncommon for both Creole and Cajun gumbo to include meats such as ham or sausage as well.
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Ingredients: Enriched Bleached Wheat Flour (Wheat & Malt Barley Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Onion, Wheat Flour, Salt, Corn Starch, Sunflower Oil, Red and Green Bell Pepper, Spices (Including Paprika, Red Pepper, Chili Pepper), Yeast Extract, Soy Sauce (Wheat, Soybean, Salt), Garlic & Malted Barley Flour.
Instructions: Stove Top DirectionsPick a Protein1 to 1-1/2 lbs., cut into bite-sized pieces• Smoked Sausage • Seafood • Cooked ChickenCookMix 6 cups water, Gumbo Base and 2 Tbsp. oil in 4-quart saucepan until well blended and lumps are dissolved.For Chicken or Sausage Gumbo: Stir in chicken or sausage. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.For Seafood Gumbo: Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes. Stir in seafood. Cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes longer or until seafood is cooked through, stirring occasionally.EnjoyRemove from heat. Serve.