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Okra Gumbo

Ingredients
  Bacon rasher 1
  Chopped onion 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped capsicum 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Okra pods 18 (young)
  Tomatoes 5
  Corn 1 Cup (16 tbs) (fresh or canned)
Directions

Cut up bacon and fry till crisp, add onion and capsicum and fry for 5 minutes, stirring all the time.
Clean okra pods.
Peel and quarter tomatoes and add both to the mixture in the pan.
Simmer 10 minutes or till dry.
Stir in well drained cooked corn.
Season to taste and continue simmering for 10 minutes.
It is important to retain just enough moisture to stop the mixture sticking.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
African
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 802 Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.6%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 106.3 mg4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 162 g54%

Dietary Fiber 31.3 g125.4%

Sugars 38.2 g

Protein 29 g59%

Vitamin A 138.7% Vitamin C 521.2%

Calcium 33.7% Iron 43.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Okra Gumbo Recipe