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Okra and Tomatoes recipe.

Okra and Tomatoes Recipe

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dishes
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Step-by-step, photo illustrated instructions to make our Okra and Tomatoes. Visit the complete recipe online at Taste of



  • 1lb Okra
  • 3—4 medium Tomatoes
  • 1 medium Onion
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Bacon Grease, optional
  • Oil for frying.


  1. Wash the tomatoes and okra under cool running water.
  2. Dice the onions.
  3. Place a skillet over Medium heat on your stove top.
  4. Add just enough oil to lightly coat the pan.
  5. Add bacon grease for seasoning if desired.
  6. When pan is hot, add the onions. Stir to coat with oil.
  7. Let the onions cook for several minutes while you prepare the tomatoes.
  8. Dice the tomatoes into larger sized pieces.
  9. Add the tomatoes to the skillet.
  10. Remove the ends from the okra and discard the pieces.
  11. Slice the okra pods into about ½ inch slices.
  12. Add the okra to the skillet.
  13. Add the black pepper, the salt and the sugar. Stir to combine.
  14. Reduce the heat slightly, and continue to stir and cook uncovered.
  15. Add a little warm water if needed to keep the vegetables moist.
  16. Cook until the okra is as tender as desired.
  17. Serve warm.
  18. Enjoy!


Can also be made with canned tomatoes and frozen okra if desired.

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