okra soup

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By Wallace Hale
from sikeston, MO

this is my moms recipe god rest her soul

serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top


  • 2 lb
    beef chuck, boneless diced
  • 1/4 lb
  • 2
    16 oz can tomatoes
  • 11/2 lb
    fresh okra or frozen
  • 2 c
    canned lima beans
  • 1 lb
    cured ham, cooked and diced
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make

  • 1
    in a deep pot,brown beef chuck in margarine. add tomatoes and okra. in boiling water cover and simmer for 1 hour. then add a additional 4 cupsboiling water bring to a boil and simmer stirring freqyuantly for 30 min, skim soup as it boils. cook until okra and tomatoes are done. add cooked lima beans and ham and salt and pepper to taste then serve.