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Warm-Spiced Okra

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

 

Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Warm-Spiced Okra gets its kick from curry powder and crushed red pepper. Plus this fuss-free veggie only contains 41 calories per serving.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cups okra, halved lengthwise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 41
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • sodium 153 mg

How to Make It

  1. Toast curry powder, crushed red pepper, and minced shallot in olive oil in a skillet over medium-low heat 2 minutes or until fragrant. Increase heat to high. Add okra; cook 3 minutes or just until tender. Sprinkle with salt.

Cook's Notes

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