Roasted Okra

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.

Roasted Okra
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Recipe type: Sides, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Primal/Paleo, Low-Carb
Yield: 2 servings
  • 1 pound (450 grams) fresh okra (350 grams after trimming)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  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.
Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 113.9; Fat: 6.8g; Carbohydrates: 12.3g; Sugar: 1.8g; Sodium: 280mg; Fiber: 5.3g; Protein: 3.5g
roasted okra

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