Ingredients:

Serves: 4 (1 cup)

  • 4 Quarts of water
  • 2 Large chicken or vegetable bouillon cubes
  • 1 Pound of okra
  • 1-2 cups cooked orzo or fine pasta

Directions:

  1. Wash the okra and cut the two ends off. For stronger, more gelatinous soup, slice the okra into smaller pieces.
  2. Add chopped okra to pot; add 4 quarts of water and chicken or vegetable bouillon and bring to a boil. Simmer for one hour.
  3. After boiling, remove all okra to avoid small seeds.
  4. Add orzo or any fine pasta.

Nutritional Facts:

Serv Size: 1cup | Calories: 67-95 cal | Protein: 3.5-5g | Fat: 0.5g | Carbohydrates: 17-25g | Sodium: 483mg

Did You Know?

Okra is appealing for its tender fruit and leaves. It is high in soluble fiber, vitamin C, and folate. Okra is a source of antioxidants as well as a good source of calcium and potassium.

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