Yield: 4 servings
|4 mediums||Ripe tomatoes; peeled|
|3 cups||Sliced fresh okra|
|¼ cup||Chopped onion|
|¼ cup||Chopped green pepper|
|1 tablespoon||All-purpose flour|
Puree 2 tomatoes in electric blender or food processor; chop remaining 2 tomatoes.
Combine okra, onion, green pepper, and ½ cup water in a 2-quart casserole; mix well. Cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap. Microwave at HIGH for 9 to 11 minutes or until okra is done; stirring and turning dish every 3 minutes. Drain and rinse vegetables well, reserving vegetables in dish.
Add chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, sugar, salt, and pepper to okra mixture; mix well. Cover casserole with heavy-duty plastic wrap, and microwave at HIGH for 3 minutes.
Combine flour and 2 tablespoons water; beating with a wire whisk until flour is dissolved; gradually stir into okra mixture. Cover and microwave HIGH for 1-½ to 2-½ minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly, stirring at 1-minute intervals. Yield: 4 to 6 servings.
"Southern Living" July, 1981 Typos by Jeff Pruett Submitted By JEFF PRUETT On 07-15-95