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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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts

110 calories; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 19.1g; fat 3.6g; cholesterol 11.4mg; sodium 895.2mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
02/20/2020
Very tasty! A very easy recipe to follow. I served this with a side of rice. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/06/2018
It was quick easy and delicious. Served it with a pan-fried chicken breast and pilaf. Reminiscent of Creole flavor. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/20/2020
Very tasty! A very easy recipe to follow. I served this with a side of rice. Read More
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