Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

Okra and tomatoes are combined to make a delicious dish. This would be good as a side dish or could be tossed with pasta for a light meal.



  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cup okra pods, trimmed (about 1 lb.)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar or Splenda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can no-salt added diced tomatoes, undrained


Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, saute 2 minutes. Add okra and rest of ingredients, bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat, simmering 20 minutes.

Serves: 4 (serving size 1 cup)

Per serving, carbs: 14.3 g, fiber 4.6 g, fats: 1.4 g, protein 3.2 g, iron 1..5 mg., sodium 313 mg, calories 72.

By Terri


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