Okra & Tomatoes

READY IN: 37mins
Recipe by EdraAnn

An easy and tasty recipe. Best made with fresh okra and really good served over white rice.

Top Review by Papa D 1946-2012

I have never cook fresh okra before but will be making this again. Excellent side dish and I served this with Recipe #302295. I also used fresh diced tomatoes. Made for *Fall 2008 PAC* Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Clean and trim okra just before cooking. Cut each okra in half lengthwise, if there are any pieces longer than 4 inches, cut them in half crosswise and then lengthwise.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a deep sided skillet over medium heat and add the onions along with the salt; cook until they begin to soften, approximately 4 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute longer.
  4. Add the tomatoes and bring the mixture to a boil.
  5. Decrease the heat to low and add the okra. Stir to combine.
  6. Cook, uncovered for 20 minutes.
  7. Serve immediately.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a