• Okra

      Hongu, Nobuko; Franklin, Alexandra M.; Suzuki, Asuka (College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), 2015-02)
      Okra is a popular vegetable frequently found in Southern dishes. Outside of the South, okra can be hard to find. Usually okra appears during the summer at farmers markets and specialty health stores. Okra is a rich source of many nutrients, including fiber. This article outlines the nutritional benefits of okra and provides tips for how to select, store, and cook okra as well as how to grow okra in your home garden. Two of our favorite cooking methods – roasting and sautéing okra are introduced.