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okra and tomatoes

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Sherry Wilkins
Cabot, AR

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.

★★★★★ 1
serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For okra and tomatoes

  • 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

  • 1
    In a large skillet; Saute garlic in the olive oil for 1-2 minutes.
  • 2
    Add onion and bell pepper to the skillet. Saute 3-4 minutes.
  • 3
    Add okra to the skillet mixture. Saute 4-5 minutes
  • 4
    Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, sugar and cajun seasoning. Simmer until vegetables are crisp tender.
  • 5
    Her 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.