Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Boiled okra

(Abelmoschus esculentus)

HOW TO COOK BOILED OKRA WITH VEGETABLES

Ingredients

- 100g. of okra

- 200g. potatoes

- Olive oil

- Salt

Elaboration

- Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut them into medium pieces and set aside.

- Wash the okra and cut the ends.

- Put water to boil. When it boils, throw okra and potatoes with salt.

- Cook for 13 minutes.

- Drain and dress with oil.

- Serve as a main dish or as accompaniment.

- Another variant is to prepare only with tender okra, sized about 3 to 5cm, in which case only will be boiled for 5 minutes..

Properties of okra with vegetables

Recipe low in fat and rich in fiber, ideal for any balanced diet, especially for weight loss diets. The okra is a vegetable rich in pectin fiber, which helps lower cholesterol and it is beneficial in the diet for diabetes.

This vegetable has antioxidant qualities due to its content of beta-carotene, vitamins and minerals.

PUNTO ROJO More information on okra recipes and properties in the listing above.

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