Roasted Okra Recipe

by katerina on September 11, 2009

Roasted Okra Recipe

Roasting okra is a beautiful and simple way to cook it so that you can really taste the flavor and texture. If you cook okra wrong, it has a slimy texture, but not to worry, this roasted okra recipe doesn’t. Okra are actually the seed pods of a plant similar to cotton. Similar to peas or beans, when you are growing okra you want to pick the pods daily to continue getting more.

Roast Okra

This is a simple method on how to roast okra and it makes a delicious side dish. In our house, we eat it with our fingers, dipped in spicy sriracha. Give it a try, as it is very easy, and currently in season.

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Roasted Okra Recipe

(serves 2)

2 cups okra, washed and dried
salt and pepper
olive oil spray or Pam

Preheat oven to 450F and wait for it to get hot. Trim the ends off of the okra. Spray a pan with the oil spray and add okra. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, give the okra a spray, and toss again. Bake for 5 minutes, toss, and bake for another 5. Consume immediately.


Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time:15 minutes
Calories(approximate per serving): 35



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