|Celery||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Bacon||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Tomatoes||2 Large, peeled|
|Boiling water||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
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.