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Okra in tomato sauce makes a great meze starter or side dish to accompany pork chops as your main course.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side vegetable dish
Cuisine: Greek
Author: Karon Grieve


  • 175 g okra
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ onion shopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 to matoes chopped
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • drizzle of runny honey
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped parsley
  • Crumbled feta to garnish


  • Trim the tops and tails off the okra after washing and drying
  • Heat oil and sauté the onion for 5 mins then add the garlic for 2 mins
  • Add tomatoes, honey, seasoning and oregano for 5 mins
  • Add the okra and a little water making sure okra is covered in sauce and simmer for 35 mins
  • Add parsley for last 5 mins cooking time
  • Serve with a sprinkling of feta cheese
  • Serves 2 as a starter or side dish or 1 as a main