Gumbo: Recipe Makeover
Getting Good With Gumbo
There's great brown rice from Louisiana (we gave a
Bursting with flavor and easy on salt, with 350mg less sodium per cup than the store-bought variety.
Replaces butter or lard as the fat for our roux. Save 9g of saturated fat per serving by starting with this heart-healthy oil.
Complements the nutty flavor of the toasty roux with fewer calories and more whole-grain goodness than white rice.
Slowly whisk the flour into the hot oil to form a thick paste. The roux will thin out and grow smooth as it cooks.