Stewed Okra and Tomatoes - a southern summertime favorite!
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Okra and Tomatoes

Fresh summer okra, sliced and cooked with canned tomatoes (you could use fresh instead), bacon, onion, celery, and a few seasonings makes a delicious vegetable side dish for almost any meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 94kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can stewed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water or chicken broth
  • 4 cups sliced okra
  • 3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Cook bacon in a cast iron Dutch oven. Remove bacon and set aside.
  • Add onion and celery to the bacon grease and cook until soft, about 7-8 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes, water, okra, and seasonings. Cook 20-25 minutes, maintaining a simmer and stirring occasionally.
  • Crumble bacon and stir in just before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 94kcal