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Okra and Rice Recipe

Description:  When we think of Okra, we think of gumbo and cajun cooking. Well, there are plenty more great tasting okra recipes. And, this is one of them.


  • 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

  • 1 cup rice

  • 1/2 pound okra

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 green pepper, chopped

  • 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine.

  • Salt and pepepr to taste.

Preparation Directions:

  1. Fry bacon, retain drippings.

  2. Cook rice.

  3. Cut okra into rings.

  4. Thinly slice pepper and onions.

  5. Steam okra, peppers and onions, until just tender, in a small amount of water.

  6. Add butter, okra, peppers and onions to bacon drippings.

  7. Cook until okra is light brown.

  8. Mix together with crumbled bacon and steamed rice.

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