Roasted Okra

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roasted okra

Roasting okra in olive oil is the simplest way to make it, and just as delicious as more elaborate methods. Roasting in a hot oven also helps to get rid of the typical okra sliminess.

Makes 2 servings
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Total time: 30 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes

Ingredients
1 pound (450 grams) fresh okra (350 grams after trimming)
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Rinse okra and drain on a clean kitchen towel.

2. Trim the ends. Place in a large bowl and toss with the olive oil and salt.

3. Transfer to the prepared baking sheet. Roast 15-20 minutes, shaking the pan every five minutes, until lightly browned and tender.

4. Remove from oven. Season with freshly ground pepper. Serve immediately.

roasted okra

Nutrition per serving
Calories 113.9
Total Fat 6.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 280.0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 12.3 g
Dietary Fiber 5.3 g
Sugars 1.8 g
Protein 3.5 g

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