Rating: 4.5 stars
119 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 74
  • 4 star values: 34
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2

Okra and onions are fried with bacon, then simmered with tomato and corn in this delicious side dish that is especially good served alongside cornbread. This recipe is a longtime family favorite.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir to release some of the juices, then add the onion and okra. Fry until tender and browned, stirring constantly. Be careful, as this tends to brown quickly.

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  • Pour in the tomatoes, and simmer over medium heat for 20 minutes. Mix in the corn, and simmer for another 10 minutes. Season with file powder, salt and pepper, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

167 calories; protein 5.6g; carbohydrates 27.8g; fat 5.3g; cholesterol 6.3mg; sodium 189.3mg. Full Nutrition
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