So you’ve got lots of local okra to eat…now what?
Here are 5 ways to eat and enjoy it!
1) Raw with Grandma’s Humus
Did you know you can eat okra raw? And it’s deliciously crunchy! Just dip your raw okra spears into Grandma’s Humus from our store, which is made in Austin. Good stuff. Great snack for kids, too.
2) Okra “Fries”
3) Fried Okra with Ranch
If you live in the South, you simply must know how to make fried okra. The cornmeal is what makes it so delicious. Here are a few ways to make it:
- Fried Okra from The Bitten Word
- Fried Okra from All Recipes
- Fried Okra – 2 Ways from Daily Unadventures in Cooking
4) Okra Gumbo
Here’s a wonderful gumbo recipe using our Texas okra and tasty pork sausage. This is a great meal to make ahead of time, because the flavor will continue to develop hours after it cooks. Mmmmm.
5) Spicy Okra with Indian Spices
We have UA member Lygia Waters to thank for this recipe! Looks easy too!