BRAISED BABY OKRA

4
Sheila Charette

By
@thyme4ma

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make BRAISED BABY OKRA

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.

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About BRAISED BABY OKRA

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




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