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Rating: 4.7/5 (21 votes cast)

Meal Type:
Total Time:
Cook Method: Stove
     Serving Size: 4 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 119
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 7g
Unsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 31mg
Sodium 1273mg
Total Carbohydrate 4g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A  12%Vitamin C  22%
Calcium  8%Iron  1%
Potassium  3%Vitamin E  2%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Boiled Okra

Date Added: August 28, 2015


1/4 Cup Butter (1/2 stick)
8 Cups Water or milk
2 Teaspoons Salt optional
1 Pound Fresh Okra rinsed/trimmed
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1. In a large saucepan, combine water, okra and salt.

2. Bring to a boil over High heat and cook 3-4 minutes or until okra is tender.

3. Drain, then return okra to the saucepan. Add butter and cook over Low heat until butter melts and coats okra, stirring frequently.

Comments on Boiled Okra Recipe:

Posted by a Visitor - December 01, 2013
These are the same directions I use except for melting the butter over the okra. I put the okra on a platter while still hot and add butter and seasoned salt.
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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is a good source of Vitamin A with 12% of your daily recommended intake per serving. This recipe is high in Vitamin C with 22% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Butter allergies.
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