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Okra and Plantains

What you need: 

2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 small onion
1 small tomato
1/3 cup green pepper, diced
1-2 tablespoons canola oil
1 large handful okra, cut into little wheels
1 ripe (soft with several black spots) plantain, cut into bite size pieces
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper and salt
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon coriander
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon paprika

What you do: 

1. Saute garlic, onion, tomato, and green pepper in canola oil over medium heat until green pepper is soft. Be sure to push it around a bit, so it doesn't burn.
2. Add okra and plantain. Cook for about 7-10 minutes.
3. Add lemon juice and pepper, salt, cumin, coriander, and paprika to taste.
4. Cook for another 3-5 minutes to let the flavors merge, then remove from heat.
Serve with a whole grain like rice or quinoa. Roasted corn is a good companion for this dish too.

Preparation Time: 
20-30 minutes
Cooking Time: 


This sounds good, I can't wait to try it tomorrow.
I will post another review and let you know how it actually tasted, but I am sure it is good. I may not have all those ingredients though, but i get the idea of how to season it.

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