Fried Okra and Green Tomatoes

Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
10 min
Total Time:
20 min
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1 pound fresh okra, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 medium green tomato or firm red tomato, chopped into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 small sweet onion, chopped in to 1/2 inch cubes
  • 3/4 cup White Lily® Enriched Self-Rising White Cornmeal Mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. HEAT oil to 350°F in large heavy skillet.
  2. COMBINE okra, tomato and onion in medium bowl. Add cornmeal; toss to coat. Place vegetables gently in skillet.
  3. FRY 3 minutes until cornmeal begins to brown. Turn vegetables gently; fry an additional 3 minutes.
  4. REDUCE heat to medium-low; cook, turning occasionally, until okra is tender, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle on salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving Size (1/6 of recipe), Calories 200 (Calories from Fat 120), Total Fat 14g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 380mg, Total Carbohydrate 18g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 2g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%, Vitamin C 35%, Calcium 10%, Iron 8%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.