Until only a few years ago, I was a complete okra-hater… that sliminess was simply unforgivable to me. Then by some culinary miracle (in other words, a greasy helping of freshly fried okra with heaps of ketchup) something changed, and the little green pods are now a go-to choice anytime I spot them on a menu. But since we’re relatively new friends, I’d never even considered cooking with okra… that is, until I stumbled upon this super easy roasted okra recipe — it was simple, fresh, flavorful, and left me with a canister of homemade chili oil that I happily enjoyed for the next two weeks. As a result, I’m officially on an okra kick. Scroll down for recipes I can’t wait to try out, and feel free to share your own in the comments below!
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