southern okra

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By Tammy Raynes
from Natchitoches, LA

Oh my what I could say about this delicious little vegetable. Whether it be fried, pickled, or put into gumbo's or soups, okra is southern to the bone. But once it is cooked, it becomes very delicate. This is just a recipe for Okra with tomatoes. Look for more Okra recipes to come.

serves 6
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For southern okra

  • 2 c
    sliced fresh okra (1/2" thick)
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 1
    medium green pepper, chopped
  • 3
    medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • hot cooked rice, optional
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How To Make southern okra

  • 1
    Place okra in a saucepan; add 1 inch of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside.
  • 2
    Combine the next four ingredients; set aside.
  • 3
    In a skillet, heat oil over medium. Saute onion and green pepper until tender. Stir in sugar mixture and tomatoes; cook for 5 minutes. Add okra and simmer until heated through, stirring as little as possible. Serve over hot, cooked rice, if desired.
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