Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health
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Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • 2 cups fresh okra, sliced
  • 3/4 tsp olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • non-stick spray as needed
In a bowl, combine sliced okra, salt, and pepper. Coat a large frying pan with cooking spray. Heat pan over medium heat. Add okra mixture, turning often with a wooden spoon or spatula. Cook until okra is browned, about 10 minutes. Serve with a hot sauce or your favorite relish.
 
Serves: 4
 
1/2 Cup of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 25
Total Fat: 1g
Saturated Fat: 0g
% of Calories from Fat: 36%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 0%
Protein: 1g
Carbohydrates: 4g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sodium: 75mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin K and manganese, and a good source of vitamin C and folate.

Recipe courtesy of the Arizona Nutrition Network.
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