Okra Soup Recipe

Okra Soup Recipe

How To Make Okra Soup

A Cajun favorite, okra soup is a great way to use this often ignored vegetable. This tomato-based soup also has corn and celery in it.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1tbspbutter
  • 4green onions,thinly sliced, white and green parts separated
  • 1small garlic clove,minced
  • 1rib celery,sliced
  • 2cupchicken stock,preferably unsalted
  • 14½oztomatoes,canned and diced
  • 10ozokra
  • 1cupcorn kernels,fresh, canned or frozen
  • 1tspcajun creole seasoning
  • 1pinchsalt,to taste
  • 1pinchpepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter and olive oil in a medium saucepan over a medium-low heat.

  2. Add the white parts of the green onion, garlic, and celery and cook until the celery is tender.

  3. Next, pour in the chicken stock and add the tomatoes, sliced okra, corn kernels, and Creole seasoning.

  4. Bring the soup to a boil, then lower the heat and cover the pan.

  5. Simmer until the okra is tender, which should take around 20 to 30 mins.

  6. Add salt and pepper to taste and sprinkle the reserved green onion tops over the top of each bowl of soup before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 195.03kcal
  • Fat: 8.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.80g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.01g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.49g
  • Fiber: 5.03g
  • Sugar: 7.33g
  • Protein: 7.02g
  • Cholesterol: 11.23mg
  • Sodium: 231.01mg
  • Calcium: 94.38mg
  • Potassium: 752.35mg
  • Iron: 1.51mg
  • Vitamin A: 108.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 33.97mg
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