Tag Archives: okra

Ground turkey with vegetables stew

7 May

Ground turkey with vegetables stew

  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c. okra, sliced or diced
  • olive oil and butter
  • ~1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • basil, thyme, and oregano
  • 1 medium potato, diced
  • 1/2 c. corn kernels
  • 1/2 c. green beans, chopped
  • 1 3/4 c. cannellini beans, cooked
  • 1 c. diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbs. water
  • 1 Tbs. tamari sauce

Saute the onion and okra in butter and olive oil. Add 1/2 tsp. sea salt. About 3-5 minutes later, add the turkey and cook until brown. Stir in the potato, corn, and green beans and cook a few minutes to saute. Add the beans and tomatoes, water, and tamari sauce. When food starts to simmer, put heat on low and cover. Let stew 15 to 20 minutes.

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Egg casserole

11 Oct

Egg casserole

  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 1/2 c. to 1 c. okra and/or green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 c. broccoli, chopped into small pieces
  • 6 oz. polska kielbasa
  • 1/2 to 1 c. leftover, cooked pasta (optional)
  • 8 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1/2 c. shredded cheese
  • ~1 tsp. sriracha (optional)

Butter a baking dish.  Saute the onion and okra/green peppers, sprinkle with sea salt.  When soft, add the broccoli and kielbasa and cook another 5 min.  Spread these and the pasta onto the bottom of the baking dish.  In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, milk, cheese, and hot sauce.  Pour the egg mixture over the veggie pasta mixture and bake at 325 degrees F for ~45 min.  Let rest at room temp. for another 5 to 10 min.

Pinto bean stew

16 Apr

Pinto bean stew

  • 4 oz. bacon
  • additional lard (optional)
  • 1/2 c. onion, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, sliced thin
  • 3 carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/3 c. fresh oregano, chopped
  • 2 tsp. freshly ground cumin seed
  • 1/2 to 1 c. chicken broth
  • 4 c. pinto beans
  • 1/2 to 1 c. frozen corn
  • 1/2 to 1 c. okra, sliced
  • 1 c. diced tomatoes
  • additional veggies (zucchini, potatoes, etc…) (optional)

Cook the bacon on med.-low heat for ~8 min.  Add additional lard if wanted.  Add the onion, celery, and carrots with the sea salt and saute for 5 to 10 min.  Add other veggies if wanted, then cook for 5 to 10 min. more.  Add the broth, herbs, pinto beans, corn, okra, and tomatoes.  Cook over low heat until warmed throughout.

Black beans over yellow rice

20 Dec

Black beans over yellow rice

  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 c. okra, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ~3 1/2 to 4 c. black beans, previously cooked, drained
  • 2 Tbs. apple cider vinegar
  • ~1/8 to 1/4 tsp. cayenne
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano or a few tablespoons of fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbs. arrowroot

Rice

  • 3/4 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 c. long grain rice
  • ~2 3/4 c. water
  • 1 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt

Saute the onions, green pepper, and okra in the olive oil until just soft.  Add the garlic and saute about a minute.  Add the black beans, vinegar, cayenne, oregano, sea salt, and arrowroot.  Let stew on low-med. heat for ~20 min.  Good with lime juice added when serving.

For the rice, heat the turmeric, cumin, and cinnamon over low heat for about 30 sec.  Add the rice, water, butter, and sea salt.  Bring to a boil and simmer covered ~40 min.  Turn off and let sit covered 10 min.