Okra With Tomatoes & Onions Recipe

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Okra with Tomatoes & Onions

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Ingredients

2 lb
fresh young okra
3/4 lb
onions, sliced thickly
6 Tbsp
olive oil
3
garlic cloves, halved
1 oz
tomatoes, skinned, sliced
salt and pepper
1
lemon, juice only

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash okra.
2
Cut off any hard stems and dry okra thoroughly.
3
Heat oil in large saucepan and fry onions with the halved garlic cloves until slightly soft, transparent, and golden.
4
Add okra and continue to fry until slightly softened.
5
Add the sliced tomatoes and saute for a few minutes longer.
6
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
7
Cover with water, bring to a boil and simmer until the okra is very tender, usually about 1 hour.
8
Squeeze in the lemon juice and cook for a further 15 minutes.
9
(If using canned okra, cooking time will be much shorter.)
10
Serve hot or cold.
11
If to be served cold, allow to cool in the saucepan before turning out into a serving dish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy