Spicy Okra

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Ingredients

  • 2 10-ounce packages frozen, cut okra
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 14½-ounce can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 fresh jalapeño pepper (or habanero chile), pierced 3 times with a fork
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Rinse okra in a colander under hot water.
  2. Heat oil in a 10-inch heavy skillet over moderately high heat.
  3. Sauté onion for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes (including juice) and chile, and boil.
  5. Stir the mixture for 8 minutes.
  6. Add okra and cook, gently stirring, until okra is tender, about 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in salt and pepper and discard the chile.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 10 servings
Calories: 39
Total Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Sugar: 3 g
Sodium: 166 mg
Carbs: 6 g
Protein: 2

Source:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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