Scott Peacock and Edna Lewis, authors of "The Gift of Southern Cooking," share their wonderful sauteed okra recipe paired with heriloom tomatoes and bacon, which is a great dish to serve during any get-together.

The Martha Stewart Show, September Summer 2008, The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 4001


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  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over low heat until it is crisp and fat is rendered. Remove bacon and set aside.

  • Add okra to skillet and cook, stirring frequently, over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes. Add onion wedges, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.

  • Add tomatoes and reduce heat to low. Continue cooking, partially covered, until tomatoes are just heated through, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Crumble bacon slices over tomatoes; serve warm.


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Just saw this today on Martha (supposed to be the Mother's Day show but it was not), and had to make it right away.! So glad I did, this is absolutely delicious!!
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I love okra... This sounds like a yummy way to prepare it. thanks for the recipe