You are here: Home » Recipes » Stewed Okra Stewed Okra Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 8 servings You can find frozen sliced okra in the grocery store if you want to take a shortcut or if okra is not in season. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 large onions, chopped2 pounds fresh okra, trimmed and sliced1 (10-ounce) can diced tomaotes and green chilies Salt and pepper to taste1/2 teaspoon sugar Instructions Saute onion over medium heat until tender, about 4 minutes. Toss in okra, making sure to stir occasionally. Cook for an additional 9-10 minutes, or until okra no longer has a stringy texture. Combine with tomatoes, salt and pepper, and sugar. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, until okra is tender.