Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

Jeanne Benavidez


This is one of my favorite side dishes. It is good with good ole southern food. I like to make it when I make chicken fried steak and mashed potatoes....fried pork chops and macaronni and cheese; you've got the idea...very comforting and old school.


★★★★★ 1 vote

3 - 4
5 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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onion, chopped
3 c
sliced okra
1 can(s)
(14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, do not drain
1 tsp
chopped garlic
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
2 Tbsp
canola oil

How to Make Stewed Okra and Tomatoes


  • 1In a heavy bottom pot, heat oil
  • 2Add the onion and garlic; sauté until tender, about 3 minutes.
  • 3Add the okra and tomatoes, salt and pepper.
  • 4Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • 5Note: If needed, add water or chicken stock if the pot becomes too dry.

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About Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #sides

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