Joule Goddess

Bean Gumbo and Greens

Bean Gumbo and Greens

Activated herbs and spices ingredients to ease the digestive process for a healthier gut.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 to 3 large bunches greens collards, broccoli rabe, and kale with stems removed and discarded
  • sea salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut or avocado oil
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 1½ teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne (be mindful of the spiciness of cayenne)
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly milled pepper
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, put through a press or minced
  • 3 cups cooked red kidney beans 
INSTRUCTIONS
  • In a wide, heavy soup pot heat the oil over medium-high heat.
  • Whisk in the flour, reduce the heat to low, and cook, stirring constantly with a flat wooden spoon, until the roux is dark reddish-brown around  10 to 15 minutes. 
  • Stir in the seasonings, then add the vegetables.
  • Cook for 5 minutes,
  • then stir in the garlic 2½ teaspoons salt, and 2 quarts water 
  • Continue stirring until the liquid comes to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add the beans and greens and cook for 15 minutes

NUTRITION FACTS

  • Carbohydrates 28 g
  • Fats 9 g
  • Protein 8 g

 

APPROPRIATE FOR

12PM, 7PM, Energy, Focus, Relaxation

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