Creole Browned Okra

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Vegetables

3 lb Cut okra 1 lg Onion; chopped 1 lg Tomato; chopped 1 ts Lemon juice 1 ts Salt 1/2 ts Garlic powder 3 tb Vegetable shortening Place finely cut okra in shortening in heavy pot or skillet. Brown, stirring frequently to prevent sticking. Add lemon juice (this prevents roping) and onion. Continue cooking & stirring until mixture has cooked down & is brown. Add tomato, salt & garlic powder. Place cover on pot & steam for 10 minutes. Okra will stick to pot & form a crust. Keep lifting & turning with spatula as it browns. Yields 6-8 servings. MRS. BILLY HAMMONDS