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Skillet Tomatoes and Okra

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Skillet Tomatoes and Okra
  • 2  slices  bacon
  • 1  tablespoon  butter or margarine
  • 1  small  onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 2  cloves  garlic, minced
  • 8  ounces  whole okra, cut into 1/2-inch-thick pieces (2 cups)
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper
  • 4  small  tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
  • 2  teaspoons  fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 2  tablespoons  snipped fresh basil

1. In a large skillet cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon to paper towels, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon; set aside.

2. Add butter to drippings in skillet. Cook onion and garlic in hot bacon drippings and butter over medium heat until onion is tender.

3. Stir in okra, salt, and pepper. Cook, covered, over low heat about 15 minutes or until okra is almost tender. Add tomatoes to skillet. Cook and stir about 3 minutes or until heated through. Drizzle with lime juice and sprinkle with crumbled bacon and basil. Makes 4 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts (Skillet Tomatoes and Okra)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 126,
  • Fat, total (g) 8,
  • chol. (mg) 14,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 11,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 3,
  • vit. A (IU) 1166,
  • vit. C (mg) 32,
  • sodium (mg) 400,
  • calcium (mg) 50,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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