Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
- pound fresh okra
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tsp Freshly ground pepper
- 1 tsp Kosher salt
- 1 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
- 1 tsp fresh mint chopped
- Optional cajun spice mix
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Rinse the okra, and drain on a kitchen towel, drying thoroughly. Clip the tips lengthwise down the center with a pair of scissors or sharp knife. Trim the ends if you prefer and then place the okra in a large bowl. Salt and pepper to taste, and toss with the olive oil until coated.
Remove okra and place on a sheet pan in one layer. Roast in the oven for 15 minutes shaking the pan every five minutes. The okra should have a nice sear. If using larger okra you'll need to cook longer.
Remove from the heat, toss with spice mix and fresh herbs, if desired. Transfer to a platter. Serve hot.
Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 582mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Iron: 0.1mg