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.
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.
Roasted Okra Recipe(serves 2)
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.