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Nutrition Facts
Beef and Okra in Tomato Sauce
Amount per Serving
Calories
355
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
21
g
32
%
Saturated Fat
 
7
g
44
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
78
mg
26
%
Sodium
 
492
mg
21
%
Potassium
 
1136
mg
32
%
Carbohydrates
 
20
g
7
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
26
g
52
%
Vitamin A
 
1702
IU
34
%
Vitamin C
 
62
mg
75
%
Calcium
 
144
mg
14
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Beef and Okra in Tomato Sauce

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces chuck roast cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup yellow onion diced
  • 2 tablespoons garlic minced
  • 1 pound okra frozen or fresh
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper `
  • 2 cups ripe tomatoes chopped
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions

  • Season beef with salt and pepper.
  • In a large heavy-bottomed sauce pan, heat olive oil on medium heat.
  • Add beef and brown, stirring occasionally, about 3-4 minutes.
  • While beef is browning, wash and drain okra, if using fresh; cut into 1/4 inch slices.
  • Add onions and garlic to pan and sauté until the onions are translucent, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add green peppers and tomatoes; sauté for a 2-3 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste, lemon juice and water; stir until tomato paste is incorporated.
  • Add sprig of thyme and bring mixture to a simmer; stir in okra.
  • Continue simmering on low heat for about 1 1/2 hours or until beef is tender.
  • Remove thyme sprig and serve hot with brown rice.
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Category: meat, dairy-free, gluten-free, entrees