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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Stewed Gator

2 pounds alligator meat
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onions
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
6 ounces tomato paste
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
2 teaspoons paprika
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup chopped fresh arugula
Cut meat into 1 inch pieces. Heat oil in large sauce pan over medium-high heat and sauté meat for 4 to 5 minutes. Add onions and garlic; cook until onions are tender. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, basil, paprika and pepper. Cover and bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add wine, cover and simmer on medium heat for 30 minutes. Add arugula, mix thoroughly and serve.

6 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 276, Calories From Fat 72, Total Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 73mg, Total Carbohydrate 14g, Protein 35g

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