Cajun File Potatoes

6
Servings
15m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
1h 15m
Ready In

Recipe: #37920

December 19, 2021



"A old dish they use salt meat we dont have that so I'm using bacon. They called this potato gumbo and served over rice"

Original recipe yields 6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (206.8 g)
  • Calories 336.8
  • Total Fat - 25.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 41.6 mg
  • Sodium - 881.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 11.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2 g
  • Sugars - 4.7 g
  • Protein - 15.7 g
  • Calcium - 34 mg
  • Iron - 1.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 9.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Boil salt meat (bacon)on the side for about 20 minutes;

Step 2

Then cut into small bite size pieces.

Step 3

While that's boiling

Step 4

Heat oil and saute onions, bell pepper, and celery for just about 5 minutes in a soup pot.

Step 5

Pour your salt pork meat with 2 cups of water.

Step 6

At this time you can add some salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper

Step 7

Let this boil for about 15 minutes.

Step 8

After about 15 minutes add in potatoes with 2 cups water

Step 9

Enough for the potatoes to be able to boil and add more salt and pepper.

Step 10

Cover it but not to tightly.

Step 11

After potatoes are boiled turn off heat and add sassafras file powder.

Tips & Variations


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