≡ Menu

Okra, Corn and Tomatoes Recipe

I love growing okra – it reminds me of late summer on the farm

Okra, Corn and Tomatoes Recipe

Okra, Corn and Tomatoes Recipe

Ingredients

  • • 1 large sweet onion or 2 small onions, peeled and chopped
  • • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • • 2 cups fresh, tender okra (about a double hand full)
  • • 6 large ripe tomatoes (or a 28-ounce cans whole, peeled tomatoes - canned tomatoes are fine)
  • • 3-4 ears of fresh, mature corn
  • • 1 teaspoon sea salt or regular salt
  • • Pepper, if desired
  • • ½ cup water

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large saucepan. Cook chopped onion for a few minutes until transparent, not browned.

  • While the onions are cooking, blanch the tomatoes for half a minute. Drain and cool tomatoes. Peel, remove the cores and cut into chunks, making sure that you save the juice. If using canned tomatoes, cut the tomatoes into large pieces, saving the juice.

  • Wash the okra. Cut stem ends off and cut into ½ inch round pieces.

  • Shuck corn and cut corn off the cob. Older or mature corn works best for this recipe.

  • Add the tomatoes and juice, okra, corn, salt, pepper and water to the cooked onions. Cook covered over medium to low heart for one hour or until the ingredients are all done.

  • Serve with homemade cornbread.

  • Yield: 7-8 one-cup servings
Schema/Recipe SEO Data Markup by Yummly Rich Recipes
https://chloesblog.bigmill.com/southern-recipe-okra-corn-tomatoes/

With all the great summer produce, sometimes we just want to make something that takes us back to the farm and to Grandmother’s cooking. In coastal North Carolina, this recipe is an expected summer treat.

Chloe Tuttle Big Mill Bed and Breakfast near Greenville NCBig Mill Bed and Breakfast 252-792-8787

Author: Chloe Tuttle

I am a farm girl who sailed the world, returned home to the family farm and opened Big Mill Bed and Breakfast. Join us for a quiet getaway 252-792-8787.

You Might Also Like

Watermelon Punch Recipe for Two Big Mill B&B's Watermelon Punch  Refreshing libation for sultry summer days (Photo credit: Chloe Tuttle) Southerners love watermelon. If you wa...
Birds of Lake Mattamuskeet and Pocosin Lakes Lake Mattamuskeet and the Pocosin Lakes of eastern North Carolina come alive every winter as thousands of tundra swans and snow geese make the journey...
Southern Molasses Pudding Cake Recipe Molasses is a staple in the south - we use molasses for everything. Molasses Pudding with Bourbon Sauce is a southern tradition It seemed lik...
Big Mill Clothesline and the Washington Post I hear Going Green is now trendy and it is high time. Yes, we hang our sheets on the clothesline. Eco Friendly Innkeeper Chloe hangs Sheets and ...

Get Fun

Enter email below and check your inbox for

next step.

 

 

Bonus Gift -

Chloe's Favorite Southern Recipes!

Updates