Bowl of okra with tomato sauce and couscous

Okra recipes

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

4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
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19 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat Creole-inspired okra and green pepper stew with cayenne, paprika, cumin and thyme

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Bursting with Caribbean flavours, this is the national dish of Barbados - serve with a side of cou-cou, made from polenta and okra

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
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