Quick Okra Sauté

Sautéing brings out the crisp, nutty-tasting side of okra.

To those only familiar with fried okra, this will be an okra epiphany. With its crisp, green fresh taste, you'll swear you're eating a different vegetable. Sauté only until al dente.

7 min Prep: 2 min Cook: 5 min
Serves: 2 Save

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 pound fresh okra
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  1. Heat oil and butter over high heat in a large skillet. Add okra; sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until pods are bright green with slight browning. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve hot.