Recipe Source: Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style
2 packages (10 oz each) frozen, cut okra
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
1 can (14½ oz) no-salt-added diced tomatoes
1 fresh jalapeno pepper (or habanero chile pepper), pierced 3 times with a fork
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Rinse okra in a colander under hot water.
Heat oil in a 10-inch heavy skillet over moderately high heat. Add onion and sauté for about 3 minutes.
Add tomatoes (including juice) and jalapeno pepper, and bring to a boil. Stir the mixture for 8 minutes.
Add okra and cook, gently stirring, until okra is tender, about 5 minutes.
Stir in salt and black pepper, and discard the jalapeno pepper before serving.
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