Southern Okra

Tammy Raynes

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@Tammy_Raynes

Oh my what I could say about this delicious little vegetable. Whether it be fried, pickled, or put into gumbo's or soups, okra is southern to the bone.

But once it is cooked, it becomes very delicate. This is just a recipe for Okra with tomatoes. Look for more Okra recipes to come.


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Serves:

6

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 c
sliced fresh okra (1/2" thick)
1 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped
1
medium green pepper, chopped
3
medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
hot cooked rice, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place okra in a saucepan; add 1 inch of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside.
2
Combine the next four ingredients; set aside.
3
In a skillet, heat oil over medium. Saute onion and green pepper until tender. Stir in sugar mixture and tomatoes; cook for 5 minutes. Add okra and simmer until heated through, stirring as little as possible. Serve over hot, cooked rice, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Southern, #okra, #one dish