FRESH OKRA & TOMATOES

Fresh Okra & Tomatoes

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Lori-Jo Wahl

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This is a very quick & easy dish with lots of flavor. I remember when my children were very young my step-dad would making this & say to them that he slaved in the kitchen all day to make this.

I don't make this all the time but I have to say it is tasty.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 8 slice
    bacon
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 4 c
    sliced okra (1 pound)
  • 3/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3 c
    chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground red pepper

How to Make FRESH OKRA & TOMATOES

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crispy. Remove bacon, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings in skillet; discard remaining drippings. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  2. Stir flour into remaining bacon drippings, & cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until it is caramel-colored (10-15 minutes).
  3. Add okra onion & garlic; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in tomatoes & remaining 3 ingredients. Cover & simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until okra is tender, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with reserved crumbed bacon.

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About FRESH OKRA & TOMATOES

Course/Dish: Sides Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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