President Roosevelt's Gumbo Z'herbes

6
Servings
30m
Prep Time
3h
Cook Time
3h 30m
Ready In

Recipe: #30857

November 03, 2018



"Henrietta Nesbitt said this was a cheap soup and FDR s White House was trying out lots of extending recipes, I know it's a healthy flavorful dish that takes a while to makefile powder wante part of original recipe so feel free not to add,you can also addturnip greens and collard greens just make sure it's an odd number of the greens used ,its unlucky for even numbers"

Original recipe yields 6 servings
OK
  • FOR SOUP

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (812.2 g)
  • Calories 1027.7
  • Total Fat - 55.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 16.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 159.4 mg
  • Sodium - 5795.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 65.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.7 g
  • Sugars - 2.1 g
  • Protein - 64.5 g
  • Calcium - 182.1 mg
  • Iron - 8.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 16.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 2.9 mg

Step 1

Wash greens very well so no sand is on them

Step 2

Chop the radishes off and save for later

Step 3

In boiling water, Add bacon.

Step 4

Blanch

Step 5

Cabbage 10 minutes

Step 6

Rest of greens 5 minutes

Step 7

Take greens out and put in bowl save broth

Step 8

Heat lard in large stock pot

Step 9

Add onions,green onions, radishes that have been chopped

Step 10

Add the greens

Step 11

Fry the drained chopped greens

Step 12

When well fried add flour

Step 13

Brown the flour (can add browned flour)

Step 14

Add greens broth

Step 15

Add ham hocks

Step 16

Add herbs and rest of seasoning

Step 17

Cook on simmer for 2 hours stirring occasionally

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.