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Grilled Okra and Tomatoes

Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Prep time 10 mins
Grill time 6 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings


  • 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

How to Make It

  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.