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Braised Okra

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Braised Okra is a mouth watering side dish recipe. An easy to prepare vegetable recipe wont let you forget its taste forever. So, give it a try and squander its taste!
  Okra 1 Pound (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Canned tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Small onions 3 Small, finely chopped
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon slices 3
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Wash fresh okra and trim by removing cone shaped portions at top.
Place okra in bowl, sprinkle with vinegar, and allow to stand for 1 to 2 hours.
Rinse thoroughly in cold water.
Saute onions in part of the olive oil.
When browned, add tomatoes gradually.
Cook for 2 minutes, then add okra, parsley, salt and pepper, remaining olive oil, and sufficient water to cover.
Add lemon slices if desired.
Bring to a boil, lower heat, and cook for 30 minutes or until okra is tender.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1328 Calories from Fat 969

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g168.8%

Saturated Fat 15.2 g76%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 972.2 mg40.5%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.3%

Dietary Fiber 23.2 g93%

Sugars 10.4 g

Protein 18 g35.2%

Vitamin A 112.6% Vitamin C 282.9%

Calcium 57% Iron 57.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Braised Okra Recipe