Okra and Tomatoes

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 […]

Pico de Gallo Salsa

4 jalapeno peppers 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic chopped ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro ¼ cup olive oil 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar Remove stems and seeds from jalapenos and finely chop. Mix all ingredients together and let sit at room temperature for about one hour before […]

Ratatouille

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium eggplant 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 3 large ripe tomatoes, diced 12 nasil leaves, coarsely chopped 2 small zucchini, sliced 2 cloves finely chopped Salt and pepper Peel and chop eggplant, heat olive oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add eggplant and cook until browned (about 5 minutes). […]

Fried Green Tomatoes or Okra

1 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons bacon grease 4 medium green tomatoes Wash and slice tomatoes about ¼ inch thick, mix cornmeal salt and pepper in a medium size bowl. Heat grease over medium heat. Dredge tomatoes in cornmeal mixture and place in grease until light brown and cook other side. Okra is […]