I know a lot of people might not know what to do with this amazing fruit (because it has seeds) used as a vegetable. But here is a NOLA style recipe from my mother that I have been eating since I was a little girl. It is VERY simple to make and it tastes great!
Just like other vegetables there are benefits to eating okra that include:
The reason we use the vinegar is to get rid of the sliminess that comes from cooking okra, that's my mamma's secret to great smothered okra. This is a great Southern Louisiana style dish that can also be used in a gumbo. I have made an amazing vegan version to this New Orleans treat and my kids had no problems eating it up.