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    Okra in Lemon Butter

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Molly53's Note:

    Completely simple and wonderfully tasty. From the Southern chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 4 cups okra pods (young and tender are best)
    • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (fresh is best)
    • salt, to taste

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Wash okra weell; trim stem end, leaving enough on the pod to keep the juice inches.
    2. 2
      Cover with boiling water and boil gently until tender, approximately 15 minutes.
    3. 3
      When half done add a little salt.
    4. 4
      To serve, drain very well, pour into a hot dish and add melted butter and lemon juice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 27, 2011

      45

      I love lemon, okra and butter all separately but this wasn't as good as I thought it should have been. I used a good quality frozen baby okra which needs no trimming, freshly squeezed lemon juice, & sea salt which I added after cooked.

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    Nutritional Facts for Okra in Lemon Butter

    Serving Size: 1 (76 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 72.1
     
    Calories from Fat 52
    72%
    Total Fat 5.8 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 3.6 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    5%
    Sodium 56.0 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 4.8 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 0.8 g
    3%
    Protein 1.4 g
    2%

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