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Okra and Tomatoes

Yield Makes 4 servings


  • 4 bacon slices
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen sliced okra, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp; drain and crumble, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Set bacon aside.

  2. Dredge okra in flour.

  3. Sauté onion in reserved drippings until tender. Add okra; cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in tomato and sugar; cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 6 to 8 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper. Sprinkle with bacon.