Okra (16 recipes)

Okra Recipes

Baked Vegetable Gumbo Creole

Baked Vegetable Gumbo Creole

 

This recipe is strictly for okra lovers.

 

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Creole, Vegetables, Baked, Okra, Gumbo
Cooking time: 1h

Bayou Shrimp Creole

Bayou Shrimp Creole

 

Easy to follow shrimp Creole. A good recipe for a novice or seasoned cook. Crawfish tail meat can be substituted for the shrimp.

 

-Sweet Mama Janisse

 

 

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Category:  Creole, Shrimp, Rice, Okra

Beef and Ham Gumbo In Rice Border

Beef and Ham Gumbo In Rice Border

 

I have no idea what a rice border is unless that means putting it in a bowl and taking your hands and pushing all the rice around to the edges of the bowl and make a circle and boarder of the inside o

Category:  Creole, Beef, Pork, Soups and Gumbos, Rice, Okra
Waiting time: 20m

Black Eye Peas

Black Eye Peas

 

Love, love, love this recipe.  Growing up with black-eyed peas was wonderful there's so many things you can do with them. You can add sausage to the recipe, ham or bacon. If using bacon fry your bacon

Category:  Legumes, Boiled, Okra

Chicken Gumbo and Rice

Chicken Gumbo and Rice

 

I would substitute brown rice for white rice which I think is more healthy, especially for those who are on restricted diets.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Creole, Chicken, Rice, Okra, Gumbo
Cooking time: 2h 30m

Chicken Okra Gumbo with Sausage

Chicken Okra Gumbo with Sausage

 

My only suggestion with this recipe would be to add your okra last.  The reason is when the okra is added early and as it simmers it tends to make the gumbo slimy.   Some do not like slimy gumbo.  

Category:  Cajun, Pork, Chicken, Okra, Gumbo

Crab Okra Gumbo

Crab Okra Gumbo

 

If you're not into using lard you can substituted with a light olive oil are canola oil. I think the lard adds more flavor, but it's not what everyone likes to use.  

This is also a gluten-free gumbo.

Category:  Soups and Gumbos, Crab, Okra

Creole Crab Gumbo

Creole Crab Gumbo

 

If you don't like a slimy consistency to your gumbo I would not add the okra in the beginning I would added it near the end, and then it does not produce a slimy consistency.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

 

Category:  Creole, Crab, Okra, Gumbo

Creole noodles (vegan)

Creole noodles (vegan)

 

Yes vegans will love these Creole noodles. Also you can add them sautéed green beans to this recipe are even some baby corns.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Pastas, Okra

Grand Champion Recipe Pork Tasso With Okra

Grand Champion Recipe Pork Tasso With Okra

 

If Tasso is not available substitute with a good quality smoke sausage.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Pork, Lagniappe, Okra

Kosher Creole Seafood Gumbo

Kosher Creole Seafood Gumbo

 

I have no idea what makes this gumbo kosher.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Creole, Vegetables, Fish, Okra, Gumbo

Okra Chicken & Crab Gumbo with Rice

Okra Chicken & Crab Gumbo with Rice

 

Excellent recipe, quite tasty and filling.  Serve with a fresh green salad.

-Sweet Mama Janisse

Category:  Cajun, Crab, Chicken, Rice, Okra, Gumbo