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  • Okra

    Okra is a great summer crop that we love to grow at the Amigos Garden. This vegetable loves our desert heat and produces pods for a steady two months. The gardeners at the garden will snack on freshly harvested young fruit! It is very tender and has a mild taste with a unique texture

    Okra is

    • A great source of fiber!
    • Loaded with over ten vitamins and nutrients like potassium, vitamin C, magnesium, and more!
    • Tasty whether eaten raw, pickled, fried, roasted, or grilled.
    • Rich in antioxidants!

    Source: medicalnewstoday.com


    Enjoy this tasty recipe below and let us know what you think! How do you use this tasty vegetable in your kitchen?


    Easy Grilled Okra


    -12 oz. of okra

    -1 Tbsp of Olive oil

    -1/2 tsp of kosher salt

    -3 lemons, cut into wedges



    Preheat a grill to medium-high heat (375 to 450 degrees).
    Mix the okra with the olive oil.
    Place the okra directly on the grates and grill 4 to 5 minutes per side (10 minutes total), until lightly charred.
    Sprinkle with the kosher salt and squeeze with the juice from the lemon wedges.

    Source: acouplecooks.com