Instant Pot Beef Gumbo

Rich meat gumbo finds a special place on our occasional festive menu. Loaded with protein and fibres, it can be best served with warm bread.

Instant Pot Beef Gumbo
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beef Gumbo, okra, white rice, Worcestershire sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 white onion chopped
  • 1 bell pepepr diced
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 cup water
  • 2 cups chicken inventrory
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 116 oz frozen okra
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 lb beef chopped
  • 1/2 cup flat leaf parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup scallions sliced
  • 1/2 tsp file powder
  • 6 cupp white rice cooked
  • Select “Sauté” function on the Instant Pot pressure cooker.
  • Mix oil with flour in the cooking pot and sauté for 25 minutes until golden brown.
  • Stir in vegetables to the mixture and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add water and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Stir in all the remaining ingredients and secure the lid.
  • Cook on “Manual” functions for 20 minutes at high pressure.
  • Release the steam naturally then remove the lid.
  • Add cooked rice and stir gently.
  • Serve warm.
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