Friday, May 30, 2008


makes 6 to 8 servings

1½ pounds tender okra
3 fresh tomatoes, chopped
1 onion, chopped
½ bell pepper, chopped
Salt and pepper
5 strips bacon

Slice okra into thin rounds. Grease a 2 ½-quart casserole dish. Place layers of okra, tomatoes, onion and green pepper in the dish, and sprinkle each layer with salt and pepper. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Lay bacon slices, overlapping, on the top. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour, until okra is tender.

courtesy of: The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 8, 2008 / from Cotton Country, the Junior League of Monroe

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