Grandma Gallimore's Roasted Cheezy Okra

5
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

My mom grew up in Alabama with her mom and her Grandma Gallimore. This recipe is the way she made this for her family.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8 to 16
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 16 slice
    bacon
  • 1 lb
    okra ( about 16 small ones)
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh chives, chopped fine
  • 1/2 c
    sharp cheddar, grated
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green onion
  • 1/4 tsp
    each of salt and pepper

How to Make Grandma Gallimore's Roasted Cheezy Okra

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 425^. Line baking pan with foil and grease with bacon lard. Place oven rack on lowest level.
  2. Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat for about 2 minutes on both sides, if it starts to curl it's done, drain on paper. Cut pieces in half..save drippings for another time.
  3. Cut each okra pod the long way down the side, leave the stem of pod on each half; remove seeds and insides.
  4. Stir together cream cheese, chives and remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Spoon cheese mixture into each okra pod. Wrap each one with 1 piece of bacon, and fasten with a wooden toothpick.
  5. Put okra, cheese side up on foil pan. Bake for 8 minutes or until it's tender and bacon is crisp. Place on plate and keep warm; until ready to serve.

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About Grandma Gallimore's Roasted Cheezy Okra

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy




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