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Okra is a seed pod of a tropical plant. The seeds are long and usually have vertical ridges. These green seed pots have a unique texture and a slightly spicy flavour. The light sweet hint in the okra is comparable to the taste of green beans. When the okra is cooked is becomes a bit slimy and is ideal for thickening soup for example.
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How to use okra?

Rinse the okra and remove the stalks. The liquid it produces, when slicing the okra, can be used to thicken soups or stews. You can use the okra whole or slice in pieces and use it in a recipe.

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Storage advice

Okra is best kept out of the fridge.
  • Essential in gumbo (a cross between soup and a stew).
  • Delicious: Okra tempura.
  • Give your salad an exotic twist.

Nutritional values per 100 g

96 Kcal
1,5 g Sugar
0,2 g Fats
0 g Saturated fats
3,2 g Fibers
Okra is rich in folic acid and is a source of Vitamin C. B6 and magnesium.

Origin EAT ME Okra

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