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Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic summertime side dish recipe featuring fresh okra cooked in a mixture of canned tomatoes and flavored with a little bit of sugar, salt and pepper.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cups okra pods, trimmed (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 72
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 1.4 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.3 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 3.2 g
  • carbohydrate 14.3 g
  • fiber 4.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 313 mg
  • calcium 117 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; sauté 2 minutes. Add okra and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.