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.
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2 csliced fresh okra (1/2" thick)
1 tspall purpose flour
2 Tbspvegetable oil
1medium onion, chopped
1medium green pepper, chopped
3medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
·hot cooked rice, optional
How to Make Southern Okra
- 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.
- Combine the next four ingredients; set aside.
- 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.