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Stewed Okra and Tomatoes


Stewed Okra and Tomatoes pair up deliciously in this recipe with seasonings of thyme, rosemary and a sprinkling of Parmesan or Romano cheese.


2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon crushed garlic
4 cups chopped fresh or frozen okra
3 cups freshly diced tomatoes
1 cup chopped onions
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary


In a large skillet, heat the butter and saute the garlic over medium heat until light and browned. Add the okra; reduce heat to low and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add the tomatoes, onions, sugar, pepper, thyme, and rosemary and continue cooking for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings.
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 120; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 115mg; Carbohydrates: 16g; Protein: 5g

Did You Know?

Okra is a powerhouse of valuable nutrients. It is a good source of vitamin C. It is low in calories (20 calories per 1/2 cup cooked, sliced okra) and is fat-free.

Fresh Okra Nutrition

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