Roasted Okra

If you’re looking for an easy, delish side to add to your dinners, look no further than this southern roasted okra recipe.

Roasted Okra

Okra is a classic southern vegetable, and it makes a perfect go-to side dish. Personally, I like my okra more crispy than slimy, so roasting it is a wonderful way to go. Cutting it longwise also helps to give it a bit more crunch and feels like a good fry substitution.

It’s so simple and tasty, you’ll have a new favorite way to enjoy okra! Or, you can always go with the classic Fried Okra if you want to stay true to its roots.

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Roasted Okra

  • Author: Heirloomed Collection


This is a delicious and classic side to add to your rotation of dinner options.


  • Whole okra
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Cut okra lengthwise, drizzle olive oil and sprinkle salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oven to 400 degrees and bake your okra until it’s browned to your liking. I tend to like mine crispier than most!

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