Okra and Tomatoes

         Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Lamb, Vegetables

2 lb Fresh Okra 1/2 c Olive oil 1 lg Onion 5 lg Tomatoes, peeled, seeded 3 Cloved garlic, halved 1 ts Sugar Salt and pepper to taste 1 tb Lemon juice Wash okra and cut off any hard stems. Blanch in salted water 3 minutes. Heat olive oil. Add onion and cook until translucent. Add okra and cook until it begins to soften. Add tomatoes, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in enough water to cover. Cover and simmer about one hour, or until okra is tender. Stir in lemon juice. Serve hot. I especially like this recipe using garden fresh ingredients.