1 pound okra
2 medium onions roughly chopped
3 medium tomatoes
2 celery stalks
1 hot pepper (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
Wash okra, remove stems and cut into ¼ inch pieces.
Heat butter on medium heat, add onions, celery, and okra until onions are soft (about 5 minutes.) Add chopped tomatoes and hot pepper an cook on medium heat for another 10 minutes.
Add salt and pepper, serve hot. Serve over rice if desired.