Course : Vegetables
Serves: 4
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1 Pound okra

Preparation / Directions:

When shopping, look for tender, unblemished, bright green pods, less. To Prepare: Wash okra; remove ends and cut into 1/2-inch slices. To Boil: Heat 1 inch water (salted, if desired) to boiling. Add sliced okra. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Boil about 10 minutes or until tender; drain. To Steam: Place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place whole okra in basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Steam 6 to 8 minutes or until tender.To Microwave: Place whole okra and 1/4 cup water in 1-1/2-quart microwavable casserole. Cover tightly and microwave on high 5 to 7 minutes; stirring after 3 minutes, until tender; drain. Let stand covered 1 minute; drain.

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