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Stewed Okra and Georgia Tomatoes

Posted on October 3, 2022 12:00 AM

Stewed Okra and Georgia Tomatoes

If it's not already, this recipe will soon become a staple in your household.  A popular southern dish, but you don't have to live in the south to enjoy this cozy combination. With crunchy Georgia grown okra and sweet fresh tomatoes,  it's the perfect comfort food for you and your family. Don't believe us? Try it for yourself, you won't be disappointed. The extra crunch from the bacon is a must, so if you can, don't skip out on the topping. 



1-2 lbs of okra 

4 thick slices of bacon, cut into pieces

1 Georgia Vidalia Onion, diced 

3-4 Georgia tomatoes, diced

2 cups of vegetable or chicken stock 

¼ teaspoon of ground black pepper

¼ teaspoon of ground garlic powder

½ teaspoon creole seasoning 

pinch of salt

Stewed Okra and Georgia Tomatoes

Stewed Okra and Georgia Tomatoes



Sauté bacon pieces over medium heat until browned, then remove from pan and set aside. 

Add the diced onion to the pan with bacon remnants and sauté for 2-3 minutes until softened. 

Add diced tomatoes and sliced okra.

Add stock and seasonings and stir to combine. 

Simmer, cover and cook for 20-30 minutes. (Don’t overcook)

Served hot over rice and topped with bacon pieces.


For more details on this recipe visit Julia’s Simply Southern.