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Spice up your meal by adding a Creole flare to your okra with Creole seasoning, brown rice, garlic and other ingredients recommended int his recipe.




  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pound fresh or frozen okra, sliced
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice



  1. Cook bacon in a heavy pan until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, removing all but 1 tablespoon drippings, and drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon and set aside.
  2. Add onion and green pepper to remaining drippings in pan. Cook and stir 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, 30 seconds.
  3. Add okra, canned tomatoes, corn, water, Creole seasoning and peeper to pan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Serve over hot cooked rice. Top with crumbled bacon just before serving.


Serves 4


Nutrition Facts    
Serving Size: 1    
Servings per Recipe: 4    
Amount per Serving    
Calories: 281    
Calories from Fat: 63    
  % Daily Value *  
Total Fat: 7 g 11%  
Saturated Fat: 3 g 13%  
Cholesterol: 7 mg 2%  
Sodium: 313 mg 13%  
Total Carbohydrate: 48 g 16%  
Dietary Fiber: 8 g 33%  
Protein: 9 g 17%  
Vitamin A 15%  
Vitamin C 30%  
Calcium 14%  
Iron 13%  

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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