Skillet Okra and Vegetables

When cooked, okra develops a slippery quality (called ropy) that thickens the liquid in this Southern-style side dish.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
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Skillet Okra and Vegetables
Ingredients
1
medium green sweet pepper, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
2
large tomatoes, peeled and chopped (2-1/2 cups)
1/2
pound okra, cut into 1/2-inch-thick pieces (2 cups)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon paprika
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper
3
slices bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled
Directions
  1. In a large skillet cook green pepper, onion, and garlic in margarine or butter until onion is tender but not brown. Stir in the tomatoes, okra, corn, salt, paprika, and red pepper. Cook, covered, over medium-low heat about 20 minutes or until okra is tender. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Skillet Okra and Vegetables)
    Per serving:
  • 189 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 4 mg chol.,
  • 531 mg sodium,
  • 25 g carb.,
  • 6 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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