Okra with Walnuts and Cherry Tomatoes

Serves 1-2

Okra with Walnuts and Cherry Tomatoes

By Camille Styles


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 pieces okra, sliced on a bias
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 jalapeño, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons toasted walnuts, roughly chopped
  • 3 each sungold or cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 4 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan until you reach the smoking point. Add okra and sauté until browning begins. Season with salt.
  2. Add shallots and jalapeños; sauté for 1 minute. Add garlic, sauté for 3o seconds. Add walnuts and tomatoes, and toss to incorporate.
  3. Deglaze pan with sherry vinegar, and reduce until it’s almost dry. Remove pan from heat, and add the butter, tossing and stirring to create a glaze.

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  1. 1
    Chelsea August 3, 2015 at 6:34 pm

    I’m about to make this recipe and am so excited about it! It’s my favorite dish at Contigo.