Okra and tomatoes

Okra and tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp groundnut oil, for frying
  • 110g bacon, chopped
  • 15g butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 800g diced tomatoes, peeled, cored
  • 250ml water
  • 1 tbsp chicken base
  • 300g fresh or frozen okra, sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Serving suggestion: steamed white rice
1) In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add bacon, butter, onion, green pepper and garlic. Saute until the vegetables are soft and the onions are translucent.

2) Add seasoned salt, garlic powder, tomatoes, water, chicken base and okra. Bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and let simmer for 30 minutes stirring occasionally. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.

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