Excellent source of vitamin C and folate. Good source of fiber.
What To Look For
Short, less than 3 inch long pods with a velvety feel. No bruises or discoloration.
Easy Storage and Preparation
Will keep up to 4 days if refrigerated. Rinse and remove stem end. To avoid a slimy texture, do not wash okra until ready to cook.
Add to Creole or Cajun-style soups, stews, and sauces to thicken and add flavor. Complements tomatoes, corn and peppers.