Okra & Greens
By 30 Minutes or Less
Get twice your daily recommendation of vitamin A with one serving of this recipe!

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  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
Category: Side Dishes
Serves: 5
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 6/10
Think Variety; Think Color: White, Green

Ingredients

1 small onion, finely chopped

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 lb collard greens, chopped

16 medium okra, sliced

4 chili peppers, finely chopped and crushed

1 lemon

1/4 cup water

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute onions in oil until golden brown.
  2. Add remaining ingredients except lemon. Simmer over low heat, covered, until greens are tender.
  3. Squeeze lemon over top of greens and okra mixture just before serving.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    100
  • Carbohydrates:    8g
  • Total Fat:    6g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   1g
  • Dietary Fiber:    4g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    54%
  • Sodium:    35 mg
  • Protein:    3g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe adapted from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health: Healthy Recipes from Around the World.

 

 

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