Roasted Okra


Use fresh okra, not frozen for this recipe. Frozen okra is too high in its moisture content and the okra will not get crispy enough.

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Serves 4-6 Cook Time 20-30 minutes

1 tsp olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 powdered garlic
1 lb fresh okra


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. On a rimmed baking sheet, place a sheet of parchment paper cut to fit the inside of the pan.
  2. Place dried okra in a bowl, add all the ingredients and toss gently with you hands. Spread the okra in a single layer and bake for 20-30 shaking the pan 2 or 3 times during the roasting process.

Nutrition Info: calories 38, fat 1.3g, protein 2.4g, carbohydrates 5.9g, fiber 3.2g sodium 152mg


Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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6 thoughts on “Roasted Okra

  1. So good! This was my first time making okra, so I added 1/2 tsp of lemon juice because I was so worried about the slime. This came out perfectly and was gone in one sitting. Thanks!

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