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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!
Ingredients
  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
Directions

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

Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

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

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Braised Okra Recipe