Catfish Gumbo 2

1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup chopped green pepper
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, chopped
4 cup beef broth
1 can (16 oz.) tomatoes
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen sliced okra
1/2 tsp. thyme
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. salt
4 Mississippi farm-raised catfish fillets, cut into 1-inch cubes
Cooked rice

Heat oil in large stock pot. Saute celery, green pepper, onion and garlic. Add beef broth, tomatoes, okra, thyme, bay leaf, cayenne pepper, oregano and salt. Cover and simmer 30 minutes. Add catfish and continue simmering 15 minutes or until catfish flakes easily. Remove bay leaf. Serve over cooked rice, if desired.

Makes 10 servings

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana