Mrs. Elie’s Creole-Style Gumbo

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Everyday Art of Gluten-Free: 125 Savory and Sweet Recipes Using 6 Fail-Proof Flour Blends

By Karen Morgan

Published 2014

  • About

This recipe is adapted from one by Mrs. Elie, a famous Cajun chef from New Orleans whom I read about in Smithsonian Magazine. Mrs. Elie was lauded for her gumbo, which, in some circles, is as prestigious an honor as being president. The key to any good gumbo is a well-blended brown roux. The Donut & Fritter Blend makes one that gives this gumbo the kind of flavor and texture that Mrs. El