A Southern classic comes straight to your kitchen to provide some good, old-fashioned comfort! This Roasted Okra is perfect to serve up next to a bowl of gumbo, a plate of fried chicken, or any other Southern classic. The roasting helps to bring out the mild flavor of the veggie, highlighted by the simple seasonings all over! For a no-stress vegetable side that everyone will love, you can’t go wrong with Roasted Okra!

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  • 1 pound fresh okra
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
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Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Step 2 –Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with foil.

Step 3 –Rinse the okra and dry it with a kitchen towel.

Step 4 –Trim the ends off of the okra.

Step 5 –Place the okra in a large bowl and toss with the olive oil, the salt, the pepper, and the garlic powder.

Step 6 –Transfer the okra to the prepared baking sheet.

Step 7 –Roast, stirring halfway through, until the okra is lightly browned and tender, about 20 minutes.

Step 8 –Serve.