Smothered Turtle Cajun Style

Smothered Turtle Cajun Style

2 lb Turtle steaks
1 Salt
1 Ground black pepper
2 lg Sweet onions
1 lg Sweet pepper
4 md Tomatoes
3 Bay leaves
1 Clove garlic, crushed
1 c Mushrooms
2 Lemons

Trim turtle steaks into 1 1/2-inch squares, season well with salt and pepper, squeeze lemons over meat and let stand awhile. Add plenty of chopped onion, sweet pepper, chopped, 4 tomatoes cut into eighths, 3 bay leaves, crushed garlic clove and mushrooms. Moisten well with stock made by boiling salted turtle trimmings and smother very slowly in a tightly covered skillet until turtle is tender. Serve with big mounds of rice.

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