Gumbo Dip

 

All the intense Cajun flavors of traditional gumbo, combined into a creamy dip that is to die for. Serve with crackers and a side of Louisiana hot sauce, for those that like a little kick!

Recipe Stats

Total Time: 45 minutes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 16

Ingredients
  • 4 tbs unsalted butter
  • 1 large bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • ¾ cup sliced okra pods
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1½ tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1½ lbs large shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • crackers, for serving
Directions
        1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
        2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter.
        3. Add bell pepper, okra, and celery to pan; sauté until softened, about 6 minutes.
        4. Stir in the green onions, garlic, and Cajun seasoning; cook 1 minute more, just until fragrant.
        5. Stir in the shrimp, cream cheese, and Parmesan.
        6. Stir over low heat until the cream cheese is melted and everything is evenly mixed.
        7. Spoon the mixture into a baking dish.
        8. Bake for 25 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
        9. Serve warm with crackers or toasted crostinis.