Okra Creole Style

Side Dish

Recipe courtesy of The Tabasco Brand Cookbook

Serves 6

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion, monced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 large tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped, juice reserved
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco pepper sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1-1/2lbs (about 4 dozen) fresh okra, washed and trimmed

Okra Creole Style

Okra Creole Style 

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Melt the butter in a large enamel-lined saucepan, then add the onion, garlic and green pepper and saute over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes until tender. Add the tomatoes and their juice, parsley, Tabasco sauce and salt and pepper. Add the okra, cover and simmer over low heat for 45 minutes or until okra is tender.

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