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)
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.
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)