Roasted Okra
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Roasted Okra

Roasted okra is crispy and very flavorful. Roasting it in olive oil is the simplest way to prepare it, and it takes the slime away!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword okra
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 117kcal
Author Vered DeLeeuw


  • 1 lb. fresh okra (350 grams after trimming)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Diamond Crystal kosher salt (or 1/2 teaspoon sea salt)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil. Rinse the okra and drain on a clean kitchen towel.
  • Trim the ends. Place in a large bowl and toss with the olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  • Transfer to the prepared baking sheet. Roast 15-20 minutes, shaking the pan every five minutes, until lightly browned and tender.
  • Remove the roasted okra from the oven. Serve immediately.


Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 373mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g