Quick Okra Sauté

okra saute
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Prep: 2 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins

To those only familiar with fried okra, this will be an okra epiphany. With its crisp, green fresh taste, you'll swear you're eating a different vegetable. Sauté only until al dente.

Ingredients

2teaspoons olive oil
1teaspoon butter
1/2pound fresh okra
1/4teaspoon kosher salt
1/8teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat oil and butter over high heat in a large skillet. Add okra; sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until pods are bright green with slight browning. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve hot.

Recipe by David Feder.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 90
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 260mg
  • Potassium 350mg
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 40%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 6%
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