Smothered okra

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 quarts Okra; cut in cross pieces
1 cup Oil
2 larges Onions; chopped
3 \N Cloves garlic; minced
1 large Bell pepper; chopped
\N \N Salt; black pepper and red pepper to taste

If possible use large black iron pot. Brown onion, okra and bell pepper in oil. Reduce fire to low heat; add garlic. Allow to cook until okra gets very dark and is no longer ropey. Stir often. Remove from heat and drain excess oil. Reheat and serve as a vegetable. Stewed or canned tomatoes may be added for variety. Also excellent when added to shrimp gumbo.

From <A Taste of Louisiana>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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