Bowl of okra with tomato sauce and couscous

Okra recipes

5 Recipes

Discover our best ever okra recipes, from a wholesome, family-friendly curry to hearty chicken gumbo packed with spice and seasonal vegetables.

Okra with tomato sauce & couscous


(3 ratings)

Try this easy vegetarian dish that makes the most of storecupboard tomatoes by adding the unctuous texture of okra. Serve with couscous, feta or yogurt
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spiced okra curry


(26 ratings)

This dish from reader Arjmand Sheikh, passed down from her Indian great-grandmother, proves just how delicious okra can be
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken gumbo


(16 ratings)

A low-fat Creole-inspired okra and green pepper stew with cayenne, paprika, cumin and thyme
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Easy chicken gumbo


(5 ratings)

A warming Cajun-inspired casserole with smoked bacon, peppers and okra - perfect served over rice and beans
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
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