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Creole Okra and Tomatoes

Fresh, Healthy, Tasty and if made right SPICY!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Cajun, Creole
Servings 4
Calories 180 kcal


  • 2 cups Okra Washed, Dried, Stemmed, Sliced
  • 2 cup Corn Fresh, sliced from cobb
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 14 oz can, save the liquid
  • 1/2 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 medium Bell Pepper Washed, Cored, diced
  • 1 small Onion Peeled, Diced
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 tsp Cajun / Creole Seasoning
  • Salt / Pepper To taste
  • Hot Sauce To taste


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, foam out butter and add oil.
  • Whence the fat shimmers, add onion, peppers, garlic, and, corn
  • stir fry until the onions start to take color (~5 minutes)
  • Add okra and cook, stir occasionally until okra softens (~ 8-10 minutes)
  • Add diced tomatoes with liquid, seasoning, and hot sauce, simmer until slightly thickened, ~4-5 minutes


Omit the butter, and you have a vegan dish fit for a king.
Serve over rice as a gumbo, cook down farther, and serve as a side dish.


Calories: 180kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 5gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 178mgPotassium: 605mgFiber: 5gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 1823IUVitamin C: 65mgCalcium: 83mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Cajun, Creole, Okra, Tomato
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