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Fried Okra and Tomato Salad

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Course Side Dishes
Recipe Theme July: Tomatoes
Servings
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Ingredients
  • 1 lb Cornbread
  • 1/2 cup jam (any kind, but preferably homemade blackberry with the seeds in and nothing used but sugar and berries to make the jam)
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 2 Tbsp fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp Hidden Valley Ranch dressing
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp white Chili seasoning
  • 1/2 cup of crumbled bacon or one 4.5 oz. package of real bacon bits
  • 1/2 c chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 c shredded cheese
  • 12 cherry of granulated garlic
  • Tbsp can whole kernel corn drained
  • Canola oil for frying
Course Side Dishes
Recipe Theme July: Tomatoes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Cornbread
  • 1/2 cup jam (any kind, but preferably homemade blackberry with the seeds in and nothing used but sugar and berries to make the jam)
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 2 Tbsp fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp Hidden Valley Ranch dressing
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp white Chili seasoning
  • 1/2 cup of crumbled bacon or one 4.5 oz. package of real bacon bits
  • 1/2 c chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 c shredded cheese
  • 12 cherry of granulated garlic
  • Tbsp can whole kernel corn drained
  • Canola oil for frying
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Instructions
  1. Combine Okra and buttermilk and soak 15 min
  2. Drain buttermilk
  3. Combine flour, cornstarch, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper
  4. Dredge okra evenly in flour mix
  5. Heat large skillet to medium heat
  6. Cook bacon
  7. Drain bacon on paper towel
  8. Leave bacon fat in skillet
  9. Add canola about 1/4" to fat and fry okra 2-3 min on each side
  10. Remove and drain
  11. Add okra, peppers, onions, chopped bacon, and tomatoes in a large bowl and stir well to combine
  12. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar when time to serve
  13. Give a couple of shakes of salt and black pepper and toss
  14. This is good! Tallapoosa Electric Co-op
  15. Harper Reed age 10 334-887-6422
Recipe Notes

I love fried okra. Doesn't everyone? We grow a lot of it too! We find los of ways to use Okra. This is our variation of a salad that has gotten popular lately.

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