Stewed Okra & Tomatoes

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 4 1/2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    ounces spicy sausage (casings removed if necessary)
  • 1
    medium onion
  • 1
    lb okra, sliced (about 5 cups)
  • 3 -4
    medium tomatoes, chopped (about 3 cups)
  • 23
    cup low-sodium tomato juice or 2/3 cup vegetable stock
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (i omit salt and use cajun spice mix) or 1/2 jalapeno, minced (i omit salt and use cajun spice mix)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Brown sausage in a large saucepan or dutch oven over medium heat, breaking it up as it cooks. Add onion and cook until soft.
  • Increase heat to high: add okra, tomatoes, tomato juice, salt and crushed red pepper. Cook, stirring often, until bubbling.
  • Reduce heat to simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thick and the vegetables are very tender (35 - 45 minutes).
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