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Vegan Gumbo

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This vegan gumbo is packed with okra, vegetables, jackfruit and sausage. It is cooked the traditional way with a plant based twist. This hearty, and rich Cajun stew is made with marinated jackfruit "chicken", spicy veggie sausage and seasoned with black pepper, cayenne, and paprika. It is the best vegan gumbo you'll ever have!

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Ingredients
- Serves 4 +
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6 tablespoon Coconut Oil , divided
2 sliced Vegetarian Sausage
1 tablespoon Cajun Seasoning
1 teaspoon Dried Thyme
2 Vegetable Bouillon Cube , dissolved in 3¾ cups water
1 1/2 cup sliced Okra
1 Bay Leaf
1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
Jackfruit Marinade
1/4 teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1/4 teaspoon Dry Mustard
1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
1 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1 can (20 ounce) Canned Young Green Jackfruit in Water , or brine, drained & shredded with a potato masher or a fork
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STEP 1
Place rinsed Canned Young Green Jackfruit in Water (1 can) in a medium sized bowl.
STEP 2
In a blender, add Freshly Ground Black Pepper (1/4 teaspoon), Dry Mustard (1/4 teaspoon), Cayenne Pepper (1/2 teaspoon), Paprika (1/2 teaspoon) and Garlic Powder (1/4 teaspoon) and blend to create a fine powder.
STEP 3
Pour powder onto jackfruit and toss to coat. Set aside and allow to marinate for 15-30 mins, while you prep remaining ingredients.
STEP 4
Press the ‘Saute’ button on the Instant Pot and heat Coconut Oil (1 tablespoon).
STEP 5
Add Vegetarian Sausage (2) and cook for 3-5 mins until it browned slightly, then remove sausage and set aside.
STEP 6
Add Coconut Oil (1 tablespoon) to instant pot and press “Saute” to heat. Add marinated jackfruit and saute for 3-5 mins until soft. Remove from Instant Pot and set aside.
STEP 7
Add Coconut Oil (4 tablespoon), Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup), Cajun Seasoning (1 tablespoon), Dried Thyme (1 teaspoon) and Paprika (1 teaspoon) to the pot. Whisk constantly and cook for 15 mins, until the roux is dark brown in colour.
STEP 8
Add Garlic (2 clove), Yellow Onion (1), Green Bell Pepper (1/2) and Celery (2 stalk) and cook, stirring, until veggies are soft, about 3-5 mins.
STEP 9
Add the cooked sausage, jackfruit, Vegetable Bouillon Cube (2) dissolved in water, Canned Crushed Tomatoes (1 3/4 cup) and Okra (1 1/2 cup).
STEP 10
Add in a Bay Leaf (1) to the pressure cooker. Stir well to combine and scrape the bottom of the pot to prevent error notices on the machine.
STEP 11
Add the Instant Pot lid, close pressure valve, press the 'pressure cook' button, and add 4 mins to timer.
STEP 12
Quick release the pressure by turning the pressure valve.
STEP 13
Remove the lid and taste the gumbo. Add Sea Salt (1/2 teaspoon) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
STEP 14
Stir in Fresh Parsley (to taste) and serve with White Rice (2 cup).
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