Red Velvet okra is spectacular with its crimson stems and pods and gorgeous yellow blossoms.Plus: More Vegetable Recipes and Tips

Jack Staub
August 2001

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© Richard Warren

Recipe Summary

Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat the oil in a medium skillet. Add the onion and turmeric and cook over moderate heat for 3 minutes. Add the okra and tomatillos and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until browned and beginning to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, jalapeño, ginger and water, season with salt and simmer over low heat until the okra is tender and most of the liquid has evaporated. Add the cilantro and serve.

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