Freezing okra

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds To 1-1/2 lb; Makes 1 pint

1. Choose young, tender, green pods.

2. Wash well. Cut off the stems, but don't cut open the seed cells.

Sort by size.

3. Blanch small pods 3 minutes; large pods 4 minutes. Cool; drain well.

4. Slice crosswise in ½ to ¾ inch slices, or leave whole.

5. Tray freeze or pack into containers, leaving ¼-inch head space.

Seal, label and freeze.

6. Cook frozen okra about 5 minutes.

Source: Vegetable Gardening Encyclopedia Typos by Dorothy Flatman 1995 Submitted By DOROTHY FLATMAN On 10-02-95

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