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Simple Okra, Tomatoes, and Green Peppers

Okra, Tomatoes, and Green Peppers


I love this variation of a classic okra dish. It can be livened up by adding hot pepper sauce to taste. Serve this with grilled or baked fish, especially blue fish, which ahs flavor enough to stand up to the vegetables.


Makes 6 servings

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 small cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and cut into large dice

  • 1 pound smallest whole okra, stems trimmed to about 1/8 inch

  • cup dry white wine

  • 2 ripe tomatoes, cut into inch dice

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, plus additional for garnishing

  • Hot pepper sauce to taste

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large heavy saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.

  3. Add the bell pepper and cook it, stirring, until translucent, about 10 minutes.

  4. Stir in the okra and wine. Cover and simmer over low heat for about 10 minutes.

  5. Stir in the tomatoes and cook over high heat, stirring from time to time, until much of the liquid is reduced, 4 to 5 minutes.

  6. Season well with salt and pepper.

  7. Stir in the 3 tablespoons of parsley and heat through.

  8. Serve this simple okra cooking recipes very hot, garnished with the additional parsley. Pass the hot pepper sauce separately.

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