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Okra Creole

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Ingredients
  Fresh okra 3⁄4 Pound
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Corn starch 1 Tablespoon
  Canned stewed tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 can)
  Red wine/Reserved cooking liquid 2 Tablespoon
  Parsley flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Dash
  Pepper 1 Dash
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Arrange the ingredients.

MAKING
2) In 2-qt, casserole prepare okra.
3) Microwave the okra until tender-crisp.
4) Drain if any juices are there and reserve that liquid to be used in place of wine.
5) Mix cornstarch with small amount of liquid from the stewed tomatoes until smooth.
6) Add cornstarch and tomato liquid mixture to okra with remaining ingredients; stir well.
7) Cover the casserole.
8) Microwave at High 7 to 8 minutes, or until thickened and bubbly, stirring once or twice during cooking.

SERVING
9) Serve the Okra creole as side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Tomato
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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