This simple recipe combines oven roasted okra with fresh tomatoes and bits of bacon to make a versatile side dish that pairs well with a wide variety of entrees.
A southern specialty, okra can be served fried, baked, sauteed, or roasted. See how our okra recipes use this versatile vegetable in side dishes and entrees that are hearty and healthy!
Our version of this New Orleans favorite starts with a classic dark roux and combines onion, green pepper, andouille sausage, tomatoes, okra and shrimp to make a delicious one-dish dinner.
Oven-roasting at a high temperature brings out the natural flavor of fresh okra and keeps it from developing the slimy texture that many people don’t care for.
This quick sauté of sliced okra, sweet onion and garlic combined with fresh tomatoes makes a nice accompaniment for Southern-style entrées.