BRAISED BABY OKRA

Sheila Charette

By
@thyme4ma

Found this recipe a few years ago and it's my favorite way to cook fresh okra.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
fresh baby okra, no longer than 2 inches
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 clove
garlic, peeled and crushed (optional)
1/4 c
water
salt & fresh ground pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash and clean okra. Do not trim tops off.
2
Add okra,1 tablespoon oil and 1/4 cup water, optional clove of garlic, salt and fresh ground black pepper to a lidded pan, or skillet.
3
Turn heat to high. Cook for about 4-5 minutes, covered, shaking pan to keep from sticking. Until the pods are crisp-tender and still bright green.
Watch so sauce does not dry up. DO NOT BROWN!
4
Put into a shallow serving bowl and drizzle with an additional tablespoon of EVOO. Toss to coat. Serve warm or at room temp.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Garlic, #easy, #okra