Christmas Recipes

Okra and Tomatoes


2 1 2 cups sliced okra
3 Tbs. butter or bacon fat
2 medium onions. sliced
3 medium tomatoes or 2 cups cooked tomatoes
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp. sugar
Big pinch of brown sugar
1 hot pepper (optional)
1 1/2 Tbs. Chile powder (optional)


Rinse okra thoroughly in cold water but do not rub pods. Remove stems and cut
into 1 to 2 inch thick slices. Put butter in skillet; add onions and tomatoes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; cover and simmer about 3 minutes. Slide okra slices over top
of tomatoes to preserve green color. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and sugar. Cover and continue to simmer until okra is tender. about 5 minutes. Stir vegetables together. Season to taste. Serve hot."

Added On: 2005-09-10
Submitted By: Staff
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