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Okra and Cornmeal
Okra and Cornmeal

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 8

(221 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 160
Protein: 4 g
Carbs: 25 g
Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 160 mg
Fiber: 4 g

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Two Southern staples in one dish, what could be better! Serve this with mixed greens and barbequed chicken.
2 cups water
2 cups okra
1 cup white cornmeal
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup soft butter
1 In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil, add okra and cook for about 10 minutes. Remove the okra with a slotted spoon and set aside.
2 Using the same saucepan, increase heat until the water boils briskly. Slowly add the cornmeal, stirring continuously to prevent lumping.
3 Add the salt and okra. Cook and continue stirring for 10 to 12 minutes.
4 Remove from heat and add the butter a piece at a time, stirring after each addition, until all the butter is incorporated. Serve hot.

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(221 ratings)
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
I didn`t think I would like this, but it turned out to be pretty good. And my children liked it too.
Apr 17, 2011
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