Stir-Fried Okra With Tomatoes

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Diana Rattray
  • Total: 13 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
119 Calories
10g Fat
8g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 119
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Protein 2g
Calcium 64mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Fresh lemon juice, tomatoes, and a little thyme flavor this fresh okra stir-fry recipe. This is an easy and quick meal that you can prepare whenever you're in a rush but still want to have something flavorful.


  • 2 cups okra (fresh, washed, trimmed, thinly sliced)
  • 1 large tomato (peeled and sliced into 8 thin wedges)
  • 1/4 cup shallots (sliced, white and green)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice (fresh)
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme (crushed leaves)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Steps to Make It

  1. Prepare all vegetables as indicated and have ready for cooking.

  2. In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, thyme, salt, and pepper.

  3. Heat oil and butter in a wok or large skillet. Add vegetables and seasoning mixture all at once. Toss and cook for 5 to 8 minutes.

  4. Serve and enjoy!