Boiled okra

(Abelmoschus esculentus)




Okra fruits

Okra fruits

  • 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.

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 March, 2021

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