Southern-Style Okra

Okra
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  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
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What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 cups sliced okra
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes with juice, or 1 1/2 cups tomato puree
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour blended with 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Cook okra in boiling salted water 10 minutes. Drain.
  2. Brown onion and green pepper in salad oil.
  3. Add tomato juice, cook slowly 5 minutes.
  4. Add okra and remaining ingredients.
  5. Cook over low heat 5 minutes longer.

Serves 4.

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Okra Recipe Index

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 113
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)