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Sylvia's Butterbeans and Okra

Dena G.

"This is a southern soul-food classic which is a snap to prepare. If okra turns you off, look elsewhere! The pickled pork gives it a great flavor so don't substitute regular ham."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 331 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Combine the water, butter beans, pork, onion and garlic in a soup pot over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 40 minutes. Add butter, salt and pepper, and continue to boil for 20 minutes. Add okra, and cook until beans and okra are tender, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 331 calories; 11.7 g fat; 39.5 g carbohydrates; 18.4 g protein; 38 mg cholesterol; 67 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe was amazing. We used "Wham"; which is vegetarian and fresh okra. added a bit of hickory powder. A great change from the usual tomatoes and okra. Thank you.

Most helpful critical review

Maybe I did something wrong, but this was mushy and not much taste.

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This recipe was amazing. We used "Wham"; which is vegetarian and fresh okra. added a bit of hickory powder. A great change from the usual tomatoes and okra. Thank you.

A friend asked for this for Thanksgiving and I wouldn't admit I had no idea how to make it. Luckily I found this recipe! It turned out great and he loved it. I did substitute smoked ham hocks fo...

Maybe I did something wrong, but this was mushy and not much taste.

Plain comfort food! I didn't add the meat or butter. Because I used fresh not frozen okra, I might have added more than needed, but it worked! Thanks for the recipe!

I used Chicken Stock to cook instead of water. Love the flavor.

This was really awful! I do not recommend trying it.