Riverview Recipe: Georgia Gumbo



2 – 3 Tbsp. bacon drippings
1 med onion, chopped
2 c. canned tomatoes or 5-6 fresh ones, peeled and sliced
2 c. sliced okra (fresh or frozen)
salt & pepper to taste
dash celery seed
1 tsp. chopped green pepper (optional)


Place drippings in heavy frying pan. Add onion and fry until light brown; add tomatoes, okra and other ingredients. Cook, covered, for about 10 minutes; uncover and cook slowly until thick enough to eat with a fork. Stir often to prevent sticking.