Sauteed Okra with Onions and Tomatoes

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Sauteed Okra with Onions and Tomatoes

Sauteed Okra with Onions and Tomatoes

Share this hearty vegetarian meal at your next potluck.

Ingredients: 

2 teaspoons vegetable oil 
1 small onion, chopped 
1 pound okra, trim ends and rinse, cut into 1⁄2-inch thick slices or 1 (16-ounce) package frozen okra 
1 (14½-ounce) can diced tomatoes 
1 teaspoon Soulful Seasoning (recipe below)
1⁄2 teaspoon hot sauce 
1⁄4 teaspoon ground black pepper 
2 cups cooked brown rice 

Directions: 

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. 
  2. Brown onion until soft about 3 minutes. 
  3. Add other items and cook for about 5 minutes. Stir often. Okra should be soft but not mushy. 
  4. Serve 1 cup of okra over 1⁄2 cup of brown rice. 

Soulful Seasoning Ingredients
3 tablespoons onion powder
4 tablespoons garlic powder
1 tablespoon ground red pepper 
1 tablespoon chili powder 
1 tablespoon paprika 
1 teaspoon ground black pepper 
2 teaspoons ground thyme 

  1. Mix everything together to make 3⁄4 cup seasoning. 
  2. Store in sealed container and use instead of seasoning salts. 

Servings: 

Yield 4 servings; Serve 1 cup of okra over 1⁄2 cup of brown rice.

Prep and cook time: 

Prep time: 10 mins. Cook time: 5 mins.

Nutritional Information: 

Calories: 182, total fat: 4g, saturated fat: 0g, cholesterol: 0mg, sodium: 144mg, total fiber: 7g, protein: 6g, carbohydrates: 34g

Recipe credit: 

Recipe provided by California Snap Ed African American Resource