Okra and Greens
Spicy and flavorful, this is an amazing side dish that doubles easily. Double up and enjoy it with a crowd during the summer months when okra is in season.
- 1 onion (small, finely chopped)
- 2 tablespoons corn oil
- 6 cups greens (1 pound, shredded)
- 16 okra pods
- 4 chili peppers (finely chopped and crushed)
- 1 lemon (juiced)
- 1/4 cup water
- Wash hands with soap and water.
- In a large heavy pan sauté onions in oil until golden brown.
- Add remaining ingredients and about 1/4 cup of water. Simmer over low heat, covered, until greens are tender.
- Squeeze on lemon juice before serving.
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