Southern Okra & Tomatoes


Some like it fried, sauteed with onions or boiled. Here’s a new recipe to help build stronger bodies and healthier hearts!

Did you know that the pods inside okra compose healthy amounts of vitamin A, and flavonoid anti-oxidants such as beta-carotene, xanthin and lutein. It is one of the vegetables with highest levels of these anti-oxidants. These compounds are known to have antioxidant properties and are essential for vision. Vitamin A is also required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin. Consumption of natural vegetables and fruits rich in flavonoids helps to protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.

Here’s a quick recipe:

Prep Time: 20 Min
Cook Time: 35 Min
Servings per: 4

• 2 tbsp olive oil
• 1 medium onions, chopped
• 1 medium green bell peppers, chopped
• 1 Celery, stalk, fresh, medium, chopped, with leaves
• 2 medium garlic cloves, minced
• 1/2 cup water
• ½ tsp white all purpose flour

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