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Roasted Okra Recipe

This uniquely shaped vegetable contains a load of fiber called pectin that helps lower cholesterol. There are even more types of fiber in okra that help to prevent constipation and maintain a healthy digestive system. This makes this roasted okra recipe a perfect addition to any meal or snack! Makes 4 servings.

Roasted Okra Ingredients

  • 1 pound okra
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper

Recipe of the Week: Crispy Roasted OkraDirections

  • Preheat oven to 450℉.
  • Rinse the okra, and drain on a kitchen towel to dry.
  • Trim stem ends and the tips.
  • Transfer okra to a large bowl and toss with the olive oil.
  • Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Pour over okra and toss to coat.
  • Arrange in a single layer on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes until lightly browned.

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Nutritionist at Fresh Balance Nutrition helps you to enjoy whole foods to reach a healthy weight, avoid disease, and feel balanced. Jennifer Cohen Katz is a registered dietitian/ nutritionist that lives the same active, healthy lifestyle she recommends to clients. Her knowledge and passion encompass integrative and functional nutrition, sports nutrition, and whole foods cooking.
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