Smothered Okra


cup chopped onion

2 cups sliced okra

cup chopped green pepper

2 cups chopped, peeled tomatoes

2 cloves minced garlic

teaspoon salt

2 Tablespoons butter or olive oil

1/8 teaspoon pepper


1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper


In a large skillet, cook onion, green pepper, garlic in 2 Tablespoons butter or olive oil for about 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in okra, tomatoes, salt, pepper and if desired ground red pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 20-30 minutes. Serves 4.