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Okra Chowder

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Ingredients
  Okra 1 Pound
  Celery 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium
  Green pepper 1
  Bacon 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tomatoes 2 Large, peeled
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Wash the okra, cut off stems, slice very thin.
2. Saute celery, onion and pepper 5 minutes in hot bacon drippings. Add okra, tomatoes, sugar and water. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.
3. Add salt and simmer 20 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Add pepper. Six to 10 servings depending on whether you serve it as soup or over a large portion of hot cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 456 Calories from Fat 77

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.9%

Saturated Fat 3 g14.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 14.9 mg5%

Sodium 2528.4 mg105.4%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.5%

Dietary Fiber 28.8 g115.2%

Sugars 36.8 g

Protein 21 g42.9%

Vitamin A 127.4% Vitamin C 475.4%

Calcium 59.2% Iron 33.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Okra Chowder Recipe