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Mr Leon’s Okra Recipe


  • Thin layer of oil in the pan
  • 1 lb okra
  • 1 medium onion (red or white)
  • 1 green pepper (Medium size)
  • 1 cup of whole kernel corn
  • 1 cup baby lima beans
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 medium-size can of fire-roasted tomatoes or 1 lb ripe tomato
  • 1 tsp of red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Serving Size: 2


  1. Dice okra
  2. Sauté in oil until liquid is not runny on medium-high heat (do not overcook)
  3. Dice onions, green pepper, tomatoes and garlic on cutting board
  4. Add onions, green peppers, garlic, and tomatoes to pan with okra
  5. Cover and simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes
  6. Add corn and lima beans
  7. Cover and simmer on low for 10-15 minutes or until tender
  8. Season to taste


Serve over a plate of rice or selected side


**If desired: add cooked meat to recipe**