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Smothered Okra

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 20 mins Cook 20 mins
Smothered Okra
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup  chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 1/2  cup  chopped green sweet pepper
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  • 2  tablespoons  butter or margarine
  • 8  ounces  whole okra, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 cups), or 2 cups frozen cut okra, thawed
  • 2  cups  chopped, peeled tomato (2 large)
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon  black pepper
  • 1/8  teaspoon  cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 2  slices  bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled (optional)
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Directions

1. In a large skillet cook and stir onion, sweet pepper, and garlic in hot butter over medium heat about 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in okra, tomato, salt, pepper, and, if desired, cayenne pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 20 minutes for fresh okra (10 minutes for thawed okra) or until okra is very tender. If desired, sprinkle with bacon.

2. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Smothered Okra)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 106,
  • Fat, total (g) 7,
  • chol. (mg) 16,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 12,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 4,
  • sugar (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • vit. A (IU) 1215,
  • vit. C (mg) 43,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 65,
  • sodium (mg) 367,
  • Potassium (mg) 445,
  • calcium (mg) 61,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Vegetables () 3,
  • Fat () 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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