Sautéed Okra with fresh tomatoes & onion

Sautéed Okra


Okra (Μπάμιες κοκκινιστές) are full of nutrients and vitamins, including protein, zinc, potassium, magnesium, folate and calcium.

Here is a fresh and flavoursome sautéed okra with fresh tomatoes and onion recipe, which you can whip up in 30 minutes.

Ingredients →

– 500 x grams okra

– 1 x white onion, chopped

– 3 x ripe tomatoes, grated

– 1/2 x cup white vinegar

– 1/2 x cup olive oil

– salt and pepper to taste

Method →

– Wash the okra and trim pointy ends off.

– Place okra in bowl and cover with cold water. Add vinegar and allow to soak for 2 minutes.

– Drain, pat dry and set okra aside.

– Add olive oil in pan and allow to heat.

– Add chopped onion and sauté for 2 minutes. Take sautéed onion out of pan and place on a dish.

– Add okra into pan and sauté for 5 minutes.

– Add onions back in with grated tomato.

– Season with salt and pepper, stir and allow to cook for 20 minutes on low to medium heat (stirring a few times). Place in serving dish and serve.

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GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.