Stewed Okra
Makes: 4 Servings

Spicy Stewed Okra

This recipe highlights two summer stars – tomatoes and okra – in a simple stew. 

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes


  • 1 pound fresh okra, trimmed
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes, chopped, or 1 can tomatoes (28 oz), drained and chopped
  • 1 habanero or 2 jalapeño peppers, pierced with fork
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Black pepper to taste
Serving Size: 3/4 cup
Total Fat0.4 g
Saturated Fat0.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium157 mg
Total Carbohydrate11 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Total Sugars4 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein3 g


  1. Place okra, tomatoes, and chile(s) in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Cover and cook over medium heat until the okra is tender, 8 to 13 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.

Recipe Source: Modified from a recipe by Jessica B. Harris, Eating Well Magazine 

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