, Muskogee, OK


August 27, 2013

Heat-loving crops’ time to shine


Okra and Tomatoes

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 pound okra, cut into 1/2 inch slices

2 med–large fresh tomatoes, chopped

1 teaspoon sugar

Salt and pepper to taste.

Heat oil in a heavy nonreactive skillet over medium high heat. Cook onion 3-4 minutes or until translucent. Add okra and cook another 5-6 minutes, or until okra begins to brown. Stir in tomatoes, sugar and salt and pepper to taste. Cover skillet and simmer over low heat 15–20 minutes or until thickened.

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