Fresh Okra & Tomatoes Recipe

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FRESH OKRA & TOMATOES

Lori-Jo Wahl

By
@coolnana

This is a very quick & easy dish with lots of flavor. I remember when my children were very young my step-dad would making this & say to them that he slaved in the kitchen all day to make this.

I don't make this all the time but I have to say it is tasty.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

8 slice
bacon
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
4 c
sliced okra (1 pound)
3/4 c
chopped onion
2 clove
garlic, minced
3 c
chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crispy. Remove bacon, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings in skillet; discard remaining drippings. Crumble bacon; set aside.
2
Stir flour into remaining bacon drippings, & cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until it is caramel-colored (10-15 minutes).
3
Add okra onion & garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in tomatoes & remaining 3 ingredients. Cover & simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until okra is tender, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with reserved crumbed bacon.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sides, Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #side dish, #tomatoes, #okra