Okra and Tomatoes

Sherry Wilkins


This is a recipe that my sister-in-law made for us during our visit with them in Kansas. I'm not sure where she found the recipe.


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10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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2 Tbsp
olive oil
2-3 clove
minced garlic
1 c
chopped onion
1 c
bell pepper, cut in bite size pieces
2 c
okra, cut (fresh or frozen)
14 1/2 oz
diced tomatoes
8 oz
tomato sauce
2 tsp
1 c
1 tsp
louisiana cajun seasoning

How to Make Okra and Tomatoes


  • 1In a large skillet; Saute garlic in the olive oil for 1-2 minutes.
  • 2Add onion and bell pepper to the skillet. Saute 3-4 minutes.
  • 3Add okra to the skillet mixture. Saute 4-5 minutes
  • 4Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, sugar and cajun seasoning.
    Simmer until vegetables are crisp tender.
  • 5Her original recipe called for 2 cups of tomato juice. I don't normally keep that on hand so I substituted tomato sauce, sugar and a little water.
    This is really good warmed up the next day.

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About Okra and Tomatoes

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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