Okra Succotash


  • 1 Florida onion, chopped
  • 1 large Florida green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 large Florida tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 3 cups Florida corn (from 5 to 6 ears)
  • 1/2 pound Florida okra, trimmed and diced small
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook onion and bell pepper in butter in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until onions begin to brown, 7 to 9 minutes.
  • Stir in tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes start to make a sauce, about 15 minutes.
  • Add corn and okra and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until just tender, about 15 minutes. Serve warm.

Yield 6 servings

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