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Program Type: Lecture, Social, Workshop

Need a new recipe? Join us!

Coos Bay Library has teamed up with Coos Head Food Co-op's Outreach Coordinator, Jamar, to  provide safe, easy, and healthy recipes to create at home. Join us virtually on Zoom for this fun community event!

Monthly Event: Every Fourth Thursday!

For this month’s recipe, Jamar will be featuring Co-op Gumbo. Scroll down for ingredients.

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Event is FREE and open to everyone!


Co-op Gumbo ingredients:

4 to 5 Stalks of Celery
1 Bell Pepper (Red or Green) 1 ½ Cup Cubed
1 Onion 1 ½ Cups chopped  
3 ½ Cups of Veggies Stock (Pacific Foods Veggie Stock)
2 Chopped Garlic Cloves
1 Can of Cannellini Beans
1 Bunch of Lacinato kale
2 Cups of Spinach (we have it in bulk in produce)
1 Bunch of Parsley
1 or 2 Bay Leaves
4 Tablespoon of Co-op Cajun Spice  
1 Cup of Basmati Rice
½ Cup of Flour
Black Pepper
Olive Oil

You will need:

1 Pot with Lid (Rice)
1 Pot (Gumbo)
1 Ladle
1 Whisk
1 Big Spoon

Please feel free to email [email protected] if you have any questions or need modifications due to dietary restrictions. Or, come on in to Coos Head Food Co-op for additional help with ingredients. -Jamar