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by 700 · January 06, 2013 at 6:25 PM

Since I discovered by accident that finely chopped cauliflower in stew is like rice in gumbo, I want to try to make gumbo! I'm not worried about thickening the gumbo since okra, file powder (ground sassafras leaves), and super bony broth will make... (more)

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Ryan_36 0 · January 06, 2013 at 3:42 PM

I've done it with rice flour and butter. Not strictly paleo, but gluten free at least. It seemed to work pretty well but possibly didn't have the thickening properties of wheat flour.

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by 10878 · May 11, 2012 at 1:05 AM

This native nawlin's girl is in the mood for some gumbo. It really isn't complete without the dark roux that makes up its base. Since it is a dark roux the primary purpose is flavor not a thickener which I can instead make up for with the okra... (more)

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Marilyn_2 0 · May 11, 2012 at 1:05 AM

I haven't tried coconut flour in a roux. Yet. I, too, am a N'Awlins gal. My problem is that I can't have ANY grains, or any starches, so all the usual things people sub for wheat flour, like corn starch, or rice flour, or arrow root are right out... (more)