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Okra And Tomatoes With Lemon

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Ingredients
  Small okra 1 Pound (Fresh)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onions 4 , peeled and coarsely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled and chopped
  Canned tomatoes 29 Ounce (1 Can / 3 1/2 Cup)
  Coriander 1 Teaspoon, tied in a cheesecloth bag
  Lemon wedges 4
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Trim the cone-shape tops from the okra, wash them, and dry them thoroughly with paper towels.
Heat the oil in a large skillet and add the onions and garlic.
Cook gently until tender.
Add the okra and cook, tossing lightly, until they are slightly browned.
Add the tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste, and the bag of coriander.
Cover the skillet and simmer gently until the okra is tender; this depends on its size and age.
Remove the cheesecloth bag.
Serve with lemon wedges.
Steamed rice is a good accompaniment.
Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Browned
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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