- Course: Side Dishes
- Yield : 2
- Servings : 2
- Prep Time : 40m
- Cook Time : 35m
- Ready In : 1:15 h
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Okra is popular in the south, but many people aren’t sure how they feel about it. The author of this recipe stated that it tasted so good that many non-believers were convinced.
- 1/2 pound okra cut into 1/2 inch rounds
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 medium tomato, chopped
- 2 - 3 Ritz crackers, crushed
- 1 egg
- bacon drippings
- 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar or Pepper Jack Cheese
- Tabasco (optional)
- Salt and Pepper to taste
Using medium heat, sauté okra and onion in small amount of bacon drippings until crispy, but tender.
Add chopped tomato and stir, cooking about 5 minutes.
Mix in crushed crackers, stirring lightly and cook 5 more minutes.
Reduce heat. Add the whole egg onto the mixture and stir lightly until egg begins to congeal.
Pour the mixture out onto non-stick baking sheet and shape the mixture into a flat mound.
Top with shredded cheese and broil until cheese melts.