Tomato-and-Okra Cornmeal Cakes

  • Uccella Posted: 07/27/12
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    I thought these were really good.Okra really makes them moist and jalapeño gives a nice kick.great combination of flavors!

  • acgibson Posted: 07/05/12
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    The recipe combines my favorite flavors of our sultry, so-hot-you-peel-off-your-clothing Alabama summers: okra, tomatoes, corn, basil, and a personal staple, pimento cheese. Make your own pimento cheese. I love how the cheese starts to melt when it hits the hot cake. It's so important to assemble these right away, when the corncake is still hot and crispy. I thought these were summer on a plate. Delicious.

  • JessicaMc Posted: 07/19/12
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    An easy recipe to modify. I will add more veggies and onions next time. I didn't have regular cornmeal so I used self-rising cornmeal. I definitely had to add water to the batter. This was yummy with the cheese added.

  • PamClark Posted: 07/14/12
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    More time consuming than I thought, the cornmeal cakes didn't look anything like the picture but they tasted great! Love the combination of flavors .. even the okra!

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