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Sauteed Okra Recipe

Summer comes and it’s always time for fried okra [3]. But it’s also always good to have a lighter version of a garden favorite. That’s when it’s time to slice up and saute your okra.

Four cups of sliced okra makes a wonderful side for my family of seven. Yum!

Sauteed Okra

Yield – 8 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups okra, sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • other spices to taste

 

Directions

  • Rinse okra well and pat dry.
  • Slice in 1/2 sized slices, discarding ‘caps’ and tips if desired.
  • Place olive oil in saute pan.
  • Place sliced okra in pan.
  • Sprinkle with sea salt and/or your favorite spices.
  • Toss gently.
  • Saute approximately 10 minutes or until desired tenderness.