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Southern-Style Okra


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  • 1 1/2 cups sliced okra
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes with juice, or 1 1/2 cups tomato puree
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon flour blended with 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


Cook okra in boiling salted water 10 minutes. Drain. Brown onion and green pepper in salad oil. Add tomato juice, cook slowly 5 minutes. Add okra and remaining ingredients. Cook over low heat 5 minutes longer.
Serves 4.

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