August 13, 2012

Spicy Roasted Okra


Ingredients:
1 lb okra
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon hot paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
sea salt
freshly ground black pepper


Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss all ingredients together until the okra is well coated. Arrange in a single layer on the pan and roast for 20 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned.


My thoughts:
I was faced with a lot of super fresh okra I had picked up at our local farm store and wanted to do something different with it. I hadn't roasted okra before so I thought I'd give it a shot. It was really good! The spices stuck well and the okra came out very smooth, almost creamy; not oozy at all.

2 comments:

  1. what is the consistency of the Okra? These look mighty tasty,but curious as to what I am gonna find when I bite into them.

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    1. Just as I described in the post! Enjoy!

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