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Okra Chowder

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This okra chowder recipe is a heavy and filling recipe. Made with vegtables, the okra chowder is quite thick and spiced with paprika. With added bacon on top the okra chowder is best eaven with rice or orzo.
  Okra 2 Pint
  Bacon fat/Cooking fat 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Diced celery 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 , seeded and diced
  Onion 1 Small, peeled, chopped
  Tomatoes 2 Large, peeled, seeded and chopped
  Brown sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 4 Cup (64 tbs)

Cut stems from okra; slice.
Heat fat in kettle.
Add okra, celery, pepper, and onion; saute about 5 minutes.
Add tomatoes, sugar, paprika, and water; cover.
Simmer about 1 hour, until vegetables are tender.
Add seasoning to taste.
A little diced crisply-cooked bacon sprinkled on top is a pleasant addition.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 962 Calories from Fat 481

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g82.5%

Saturated Fat 20.6 g103%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48.7 mg16.2%

Sodium 421.7 mg17.6%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38%

Dietary Fiber 44 g176.2%

Sugars 39.4 g

Protein 27 g53.8%

Vitamin A 178.5% Vitamin C 644.7%

Calcium 98.4% Iron 56.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Okra Chowder Recipe