Ingredient: okra

Okra Chips

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Okra Chips
Okra is a summer staple in the south and these super crispy and flavorful chips make an excellent snack.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2-3 hours
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Ingredients
  • 1 lb okra fresh
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2-3 hours
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 lb okra fresh
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
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Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees.
  2. Rinse the okra and slice each pod lengthwise.
  3. Place the sliced okra in a large bowl with enough water to completely cover.
  4. Add the vinegar and mix well.
  5. Let stand for 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes.
  6. Drain and rinse the sliced okra.
  7. Pat dry with paper towels.
  8. Place the prepared okra in a large bowl and drizzle over the olive oil.
  9. Sprinkle in the salt and garlic powder.
  10. Toss until all pods are coated evenly with the oil and seasonings.
  11. Put the seasoned okra on a foil-lined baking sheet.
  12. Bake for 20 minutes, turning halfway through the cooking time.
  13. Remove from the oven and lower the temperature to 170 degrees. When the oven has cooled to 170, return the pan to the oven and prop the door open. Continue to bake for 2-3 hours or until crisp.
  14. Remove from the oven and cool for at least 30 minutes.
  15. May be stored at room temp for 2-3 days.

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Vegetable Soup
You can use just about any vegetable in your refrigerator to make this delicious low-calorie soup. I use this a lot in the wintertime for lunch or as a snack to quell hunger pains. Filling and low in calories!
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
Ingredients
  • 2-3 cups water
  • 1 can Sliced tomatoes 28oz can w/Italian seasonings
  • 1 15 ounce chicken broth or Vegetable Broth (Low Sodium)
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Roasted bottled garlic
  • 1 Zucchini sliced
  • 1 Yellow crookneck squash sliced
  • 1 cup Sliced cabbage sliced and diced
  • 2 Celery sliced
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 6 okra sliced
  • 1 cup Mushrooms sliced
Choose 1 of the following starches to add:
  • 6 small red potatoes cut into quarters skin on
  • 1 can Beans (butterbeans, black, navy) drained and rinsed Approx. 15 oz
  • 1 can White corn drained and rinsed Approx. 15 oz
Herbs and Spices
  • salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 Bay leaf discard after cooking
  • 2 teaspoons Oregano dried
  • 1/4 cup Parsley dried or 1 cup of diced fresh parsley
  • 1 can tomato paste *Optional for thicker soup*
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
Ingredients
  • 2-3 cups water
  • 1 can Sliced tomatoes 28oz can w/Italian seasonings
  • 1 15 ounce chicken broth or Vegetable Broth (Low Sodium)
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Roasted bottled garlic
  • 1 Zucchini sliced
  • 1 Yellow crookneck squash sliced
  • 1 cup Sliced cabbage sliced and diced
  • 2 Celery sliced
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 6 okra sliced
  • 1 cup Mushrooms sliced
Choose 1 of the following starches to add:
  • 6 small red potatoes cut into quarters skin on
  • 1 can Beans (butterbeans, black, navy) drained and rinsed Approx. 15 oz
  • 1 can White corn drained and rinsed Approx. 15 oz
Herbs and Spices
  • salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 Bay leaf discard after cooking
  • 2 teaspoons Oregano dried
  • 1/4 cup Parsley dried or 1 cup of diced fresh parsley
  • 1 can tomato paste *Optional for thicker soup*
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Instructions
  1. Put all ingredients in a large stockpot. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 45-60 minutes.
  2. Serve plain or with 1 Tablespoon grated cheese.

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