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Egyptian Okra

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Okra, called bamya in Egyptian Arabic, is a popular vegetable in Egypt. It is either prepared as a stew with meat or as a simple vegetable side dish, like in this recipe, where frozen okra is used."
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30 m servings 110
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat butter in a pot over high heat and cook onion, bell pepper, and garlic until lightly colored, about 2 minutes. Add chicken stock and tomato paste. Stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium. Add okra and lemon juice and cook until okra is soft, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 110 calories; 3.6 19.1 4.7 11 895 Full nutrition

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Very tasty! A very easy recipe to follow. I served this with a side of rice.

It was quick, easy and delicious. Served it with a pan-fried chicken breast and pilaf. Reminiscent of Creole flavor.