Okra in Tomato Sauce

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By Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

Published 1973

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  • 1 lb. young okra pods, or 2 10 oz. packages frozen okra


Wash the okras, pat dry with paper towels, and cut off the stem ends. If using frozen okra, thaw completely and pat dry. Heat the oil in a heavy frying pan, and sauté the okra until lightly browned all over. Lift cut with a slotted spoon and transfer to a saucepan. In the oil remaining in the pan, sauté the onion, garlic and peppers until the onion is tender and very lightly browned. Add the to