Roasted Okra

Serves 3

Serving size: 6 pods



18 fresh okra pods, sliced 1/3 inch thick

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoon black pepper



  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Arrange okra slices in one layer on a cookie sheet.  Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until tender.


Adapted from

Nutrition information for 1 serving:

kcals Pro (g) CHO (g) Sugar (g) Fiber (g) Fat (g) Ca (mg) Sodium (mg) Iron (mg) VitD (µg) Folate (µg)
62 1.4 5 0.8 2 4.5 58 393 0.7 0 61

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