Recipe: Okra with Tomatoes

If one does not desire a dish made entirely of okra, it may be combined with tomatoes. Such a combination, seasoned well and flavored with ham or bacon fat, makes a very tasty dish.

(Sufficient to Serve Six)

  •  1-1/2 c. stewed or canned okra
  •  1-1/2 c. stewed or canned tomatoes
  •  1-1/2 tsp. salt
  •  1/8 tsp. pepper
  •  2 Tb. ham or bacon fat

Heat the okra and tomatoes together in a Saucepan and add the salt, pepper, and ham or bacon fat. Cook for 5 or 10 minutes or until well blended. Serve hot.

Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2
by Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences (Year 1928)