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Found some Okra at the markets on the weekend, so decided to cook them up using my mum’s old recipe… Simple but tasty. Not everyone likes the texture of these vegetables (slightly slimy) but they are so good for you. http://www.healthyfoodhouse.com/okra-the-wonder-vegetable-22-the-amazing-health-benefits-of-okra/

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Ingredients:

2 cups okra
1 can tinned tomatoes
1/2 cup water
2 cloves crushed garlic
1 diced onion
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tbs Oil

1. Fry onion and garlic in the oil till soften in a saucepan
2. Add the canned tomatoes and water bring to the boil.
3. Add the okra and reduce to a simmer.
4. Cook for 30 mins or until the okra is soft.
5. Add the seasoning.
Serve with rice and a salad.

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