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Fried okra is one of my favorite southern side dishes. I especially like to eat it in the summer, when the okra is fresh-picked.

It’s the perfect accompaniment to barbecue and fried or sautéed fish.

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However, fried okra is not the healthiest side dish.

The fry oil and breading add a lot of fat and calories. Plus, who wants to stand over hot fry oil in the summertime? Not me.

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Today’s Zesty Roasted Okra recipe is a lighter healthier take on fried okra with tons of spicy appeal!

The okra stays moist in the center, yet is crispy around the edges. A simple blend of spices offers huge flavor that complements the okra, not overpowers it.

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To Make Zesty Roasted Okra

Quickly toss fresh okra with a little olive oil, ground cumin, ancho chile powder, garlic powder, sea salt, and pepper.

Then spread them out on a baking sheet and roast in a high-heat oven.

That’s it!

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Zesty Roasted Okra makes a wonderful side dish, or finger food, for healthy snacking.

Give them a try!

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Zesty Roasted Okra Recipe #healthy #vegan #ketogenic
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Zesty Roasted Okra

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes
Zesty Roasted Okra Recipe - Fresh summer okra roasted on a sheet pan with cumin, ancho chili powder, and garlic. This simple healthy side dish is fantastic!
Servings: 6



  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Place the okra in the center of a large rimmed sheet pan and drizzle oil over the top. Add all seasoning and toss well to coat.
  • Spread the okra out in a single layer. Roast in the oven for 18-20 minutes. Shake the pan once at the 10 minute mark to turn the okra.


Serving: 4ounces, Calories: 81kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 495mg, Potassium: 345mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 860IU, Vitamin C: 26.1mg, Calcium: 96mg, Iron: 0.9mg
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Author: Sommer Collier
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