Grilled Okra and Tomatoes

Grilled Okra and Tomatoes Recipe
Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Grill: 6 Minutes


1 pound fresh okra, trimmed
1 pt. cherry tomatoes
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil


1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl.

2. Place mixture on cooking grate, and grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°). Grill tomatoes 3 minutes or just until they begin to pop. Turn okra, and grill, covered with grill lid, 2 to 3 more minutes or until tender.

3. Transfer okra and tomatoes to a serving dish, and sprinkle with basil. Serve immediately.

June 2007
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