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Okra, Local, Organic

2 lbs.


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2 lbs. Okra is also known as gumbo, Okra is a staple of down-home southern cooking. It is responsible for the thickening of the famous Creole Louisiana Gumbo. It has a subtle taste, similar to eggplant.

Raw okra is rich in dietary fiber, vitamin C and vitamin K, and also containes thiamin, folate and magnesium.

Young, tender okra can be frozen, but must be blanched first.

Fun Fact: Okra comes from the same family as hollyhock, rose of Sharon and hibiscus.