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Roasted Okra
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Roasted Okra (Vegan, Gluten Free, 4 Ingredients)

Roasted okra is a nutritious snack or side. It’s simple to make using only four ingredients. Well suited for roasts or with other roasted vegetables. Vegan and gluten free.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan
Keyword: gluten free roasted okra, roasted okra, vegan roasted okra
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 71kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • baking sheet pan

Ingredients

  • 800 g Okra fresh
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil extra virgin
  • ½ tsp Cracked black pepper
  • ¾ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Oregano dried

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 230C  446F
  • Cut off the stem ends of the okra and place in a bowl.
  • Place EVOO, salt, black pepper and oregano with the okra and coated well by mixing through.
  • Line a baking sheet pan with baking paper and place each okra singularly without overlapping. Cook in the oven for about 20-25 minutes or until golden. Serve warm

Notes

  • Any dried herb or spice can be used instead of oregano
  • Adjust quantities of the herbs and spices to suit your liking
  • The okra tips will brown quicker as they are thinner
  • Roasted okra will still be soft on the inside with crispy outsides
  • Okra naturally is slimy, this is normal
  • Optional - turn okra around the 15min mark during roasting
  • Roasting okra in oven is easy, however watch out at the end as they can burn quickly
  • After washing okra, be sure to dry well with a paper towel, leaving no moisture
💭Recipe Tips
  • Try and avoid the large okra, as these are woody with stringy bits
  • Select green okra without any brown spots, these tend to be older
  • Using same sized okra pods will ensure all pieces are cooked evenly (as larger okra will take longer to roast)

Nutrition

Serving: 200g | Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 481mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1432IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 1mg