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Gumbo File Powder

Also Known As: File Powder or Powdered Sassafras Leaves

Origin: Cajun

Ingredients: Spices (Marjoram and Thyme) and Sassafras

Taste and Aroma: Fresh, warm and distinct. Smells like juicy fruit gum.

Uses: Cajun cooking, soups, stews, thickening and gumbo.

Substitutes: Arrowroot Powder can be used as a thickening substitute, but will nothing will substitute for Gumbo File Powder's distinctive flavor.

Fun Fact: Choctaw Indians were the first to introduce file powder as an ingredient in food, specifically soups and stews.

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  • 1 oz. Resealable Bag$4.25
  • 4 oz. Resealable Bag$9.00Save 47%
  • 16 oz. Resealable Bag$23.00Save 66%
  • 1 Cup <3.6 oz.> Bottle with Sifter$12.50Save 18%
  • 5 Pounds Bulk$65.75Save 81%
  • 10 Pounds Bulk$104.50Save 85%
  • 50 Pounds Bulk$362.00Save 89%
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Product Overview

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Gumbo File Powder

Also Known As: File Powder or Powdered Sassafras Leaves

Origin: Cajun

Ingredients: Spices (Marjoram and Thyme) and Sassafras

Taste and Aroma: Fresh, warm and distinct. Smells like juicy fruit gum.

Uses: Cajun cooking, soups, stews, thickening and gumbo.

Substitutes: Arrowroot Powder can be used as a thickening substitute, but will nothing will substitute for Gumbo File Powder's distinctive flavor.

Fun Fact: Choctaw Indians were the first to introduce file powder as an ingredient in food, specifically soups and stews.
 

What Our Customers Are Saying

"Well I did return for more spices, and have been very satisfied with all of the herbs and spices. I wanted to mention, I have always gotten fresh veggies, but have always had spoilage with celery, carrots and such, but I saw where there was lots of veggies and herbs, so decided I would try these!! D..." - Belvia Hall

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Gumbo File Powder
Andrew T.Verified BuyerJun 17, 2015
Finally I Can Make The
Finally I can make the right kind of Gumbo! Great. Thank you
Mary R.Verified BuyerMay 18, 2015
Excellent Quality. . .as Usual
I purchased the Gumbo File Powder to use in my Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya and Seafood Gumbos. The File Powder was fresh and flavorful. . .as always. I have been buying my spices from My Spice Sage for several years. The spices are always fresh and provide me with worry-free cooking experiences. I would never consider buying my spices elsewhere.
Richard M.Verified BuyerMay 13, 2015
Gumbo File Powder
Good as it gets when making a southern classic.
Barbara B.Verified BuyerMay 03, 2015
Great
Just what I was looking for!
Evelyn A.Verified BuyerMar 25, 2015
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Richard M.Verified BuyerDec 27, 2014
Review Of File
Exactly as expected.
Jesse R.Verified BuyerOct 23, 2014
Happy Happy
As always my order was complete and in a timely delivery
Margaret W.Verified BuyerSep 21, 2014
File Gumbo
My husband and I use a lot of file in our recipes, especially in the Cajun meals. I been buying my bulk spices from My Spice Sage for over two years and highly recommend them. Their products are always fresh and their customer service is A-1. It's always a pleasure to receive my products, knowing I am getting top shelf quality.
Mark WesolowskiSep 03, 2013
Good Herbal Flavor For Gumbo,
Good herbal flavor for gumbo, but doesn't thicken very well.
Stephanie From Rhode IslandSep 03, 2013
When I Was Searching For
When I was searching for File Powder, yours was the only place I found it. It was very fresh. Your spices are affordable and your site is easy to navigate. I appreciate the recipes, which I hadn't noted before. I will try some of them.