Recipe of the Week

Pickled Okra from Dante's Kitchen

Looking for a great pickled okra recipe? Check out this by one of our Moonlight Market restaurants Dante’s Kitchen.

Ingredients

Makes 2 wide-mouth quart jars

  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 2 2/3 cups white vinegar
  • 4 cups water
  • 10 garlic cloves, cut in half
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 6 dried chiles
  • 1/2 tablespoon allspice
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 1/4 tablespoon mace
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 pound fresh okra

Directions

Combine sugar, vinegar and water in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.

Mix all spices and salt in a small bowl. Wash and trim okra, then blanch in boiling water for 2 minutes. Divide okra and spices into wide-mouth canning jars. Pour boiling pickle base into jars, leaving 1/2 inch head space. lid- band- process the same way.

Let jars mellow for three weeks before using.

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