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Okra

Okra offers a gentle and mildly sweet flavor with delicate earthy notes. It is often described as having a subtle grassy or green taste. When cooked, okra may develop a slight slimy texture, which is a characteristic feature of this vegetable. The texture of okra is quite intriguing. When cooked, the pods become tender while maintaining a slight crunch. The inner flesh may have a slimy texture, which can be appreciated by some individuals while others may find it less desirable. The sliminess of okra varies depending on the cooking method and the freshness of the okra.

We take pride in providing organic produce that is free from harmful chemicals, herbicides, or pesticides. Our produce is carefully hand-picked and packed on the same day of delivery to ensure optimal freshness, flavor, and nutritional value.

🫕 Uses

Okra is a versatile vegetable used in various cuisines around the world. It is commonly used as an ingredient in stews, soups, and curries, where its natural thickening properties can add richness and body to the dish. Okra can also be breaded and fried, roasted, grilled, or pickled. In some cultures, it is used in salads or as a component in vegetable stir-fries. Additionally, okra is often used as a key ingredient in dishes like gumbo, where it plays a central role.

🧾 Nutritional info

Okra is a nutritious vegetable with several health benefits. It is low in calories and rich in dietary fiber, which can aid in digestion and promote feelings of fullness. Okra is also a good source of vitamins C and K, as well as minerals like folate and magnesium. Additionally, okra contains antioxidants and other compounds that may have anti-inflammatory properties.

❄️ How to store

It should be stored in the refrigerator to preserve its freshness.

📓 Recipe: Fried Okra Southern Style
🧂Ingredients
  • 8 oz fresh okra, cleaned, ends removed, and sliced
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 to 6 cups of oil for frying
  • Few garlic chives to garnish
📓Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine the buttermilk and hot sauce. Add the sliced okra and toss to coat. Allow it to marinate for about 15 minutes.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, salt, onion powder, paprika, garlic powder, and black pepper. Set aside.
  3. In a deep skillet or pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat
  4. Drain the marinated okra from the milk mixture and transfer it to the bowl with the seasoned flour. Toss the okra in the flour mixture until evenly coated.
  5. Carefully place the coated okra into the hot oil, making sure not to overcrowd the pan. Fry in batches if necessary.
  6. Fry the okra for about 3 to 4 minutes, or until it turns golden brown and crispy.
  7. Allow the fried okra to cool slightly before serving.
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We're thrilled to offer our community the opportunity to enjoy our organic greens, fruits, vegetables, and other farm products delivered straight to your dock.

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We will be adding new customers on a first come basis, prioritizing proximity to our farm (aka: our closest neighbors first 😀). Don't miss out on this chance to support your local farm and enjoy the tastiest and most nutritious organic produce around, and be part of our growing farm family.

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