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Summer's Best Grilled Okra

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"The best healthy alternative to breaded fried okra. So good with fresh purple hull or field peas on a vegetable plate, or so good served as an appetizer with my 'ComeBack My Way' sauce!"
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15 m servings 108
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate. Prepare a grill basket with cooking spray.
  2. Trim stem ends of okra close to the top without piercing the pods; put into a large bowl.
  3. Drizzle canola oil over okra pods. Season okra with garlic powder, salt, and pepper; toss to coat. Spread okra into the prepared grill basket.
  4. Cook on preheated grill, turning frequently, until tender and browned in spots, 4 to 6 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 108 calories; 9.4 5.7 1.6 0 201 Full nutrition

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This was a nice change from fried okra which is what I have been doing with the okra from my garden. The grill gave it a rich smoky flavor which I enjoyed very much. It didn't however get the ok...