Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

Stewed Okra And Tomatoes Recipe

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Joyce Lowery


Ideally, you should have small pods of fresh okra and big, juicy fresh tomatoes for this recipe to be at its best.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1
    yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 c
    okra pods, sliced
  • 3
    tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    bacon drippings
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    tomato juice
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Stewed Okra and Tomatoes


  1. In a saucepan with a close fitting lid, saute the onion in the bacon drippings over medium heat until softened, not browned.
  2. Dredge okra in flour. Reduce the heat to low, and stir in the okra. Stir until lightly browned.
  3. Add tomatoes. Cook about 6 minutes.
  4. Stir in the tomato juice. Add the salt, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the black pepper.

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About Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

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

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