Oven “Fried” Okra

A healthy twist on an old Southern Favorite.


Fried okra is a staple here in the south. But unfortunately, it comes along with a lot of fat and calories.  So, I’ve come up with a healthy spin on this southern staple that everyone will love.

What you need:

-Fresh, Organic Okra

-Organic Ground Flaxseed or Organic Flaxseed Meal


What to do:

-Thoroughly wash okra

-Trim the edges and cut into about half inch pieces

-Put about 1 1/2 to 2 cups flaxseed meal in a large plastic bag.

-Toss in okra, close bag, and shake until okra is covered in flaxseed meal.

-Spread okra out evenly in a baking pan or pyrex dish.

Lightly spray with extra virgin olive oil.  You can also add some spices if you’d like. (In my opinion, adding some of your favorite spices is a must)

-Bake for about 40 minutes on 350 or until nice and crispy. (I like to…

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