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Cajun Okra Gumbo

A combination of lean protein and low-carbs vegetables dish. Cook until tender.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 75 mins
Yields: 6 Servings


2 tbsp of olive oil ¾ cup of celery, chopped 2 medium onion, chopped 1 medium bell pepper, diced 2 medium carrots, Sliced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 6 pods of okra, sliced or halved 1 tbsp of parsley, chopped 1 can of tomatoes, chopped 1 small can of tomato paste 1 lb. of pork loin, cubed ¼ tsp of dried thyme 1 bay leaf 1 cup of water 1 tbsp of Cajun seasoning or to taste Salt and pepper to taste


Over medium heat, put the oil into a saucepan, add garlic, carrots, celery, onions, bell pepper, and okra. Sauté until soft but not brown. Add Pork, cook for 3-5 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and seasonings. Simmer for about 1 hour or until the gumbo thickens and the pork is tender.
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*Consult with your dietitian to make sure this recipe fits in your diet plan and stage.