Simpson’s Famous Fried Okra

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SIMPSON’S FAMOUS FRIED  OKRA

Ingredients:

Simpson's Famous Fried Okra

  •  1/2 c. cornmeal
  • 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 4 c. tender okra
  • Bacon drippings

Directions:

Combine dry ingredients in a paper or plastic bag and mix well.  Rinse okra and cut into 3/4 inch slices.  Shake in a bag to coat with dry ingredients.  Heat drippings in skillet and fry okra turning often until browned.  Makes about 6 servings.

Simpson’s Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

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SIMPSON’S STEWED  OKRA  AND  TOMATOES

Ingredients:

  • 1 med. green pepper, chopped

    STEWED OKRA AND TOMATOES

  • 1 lb. okra, fresh
  • 1 lb. peeled tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 lg. onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. salt

Directions:

Fry bacon until crisp, remove and saute pepper and onion in bacon grease until tender.  Crumble bacon and add with all other ingredients.  Cover and cook for 35 minutes.  Then uncover and cook for 5 minutes more.  If substitute items are used reduce cooking time about 5 minutes.