Beef, Tomato, and Okra Stew


Homey okra stew with beef and tomatoes. Serving suggestion: steamed white rice.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¼ pound beef skirt steak, cubed

  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced

  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced

  • 1 tablespoon salted butter

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 4 cups diced fresh tomatoes

  • 3 cups sliced okra

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon base

  • ½ teaspoon seasoned salt

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder (Optional)

  • 1 pinch salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large, deep skillet or pot over medium heat. Add beef, onion, bell pepper, butter, and garlic. Saute until vegetables are soft, onion is translucent, and beef is browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Add tomatoes, okra, water, chicken base, seasoned salt, and garlic powder.

  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Cook's Notes:

You can use plain salt instead of seasoned.

Substitute frozen okra for fresh, if preferred.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

170 Calories
9g Fat
17g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 170
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 740mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 65mg 325%
Calcium 97mg 7%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 796mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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