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  • ¼ cup Della Terra Basil Olive Oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 hot chili pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 can whole plum tomatoes, peeled and roughly chopped with juice
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 lb. fresh okra, trimmed and sliced
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • fresh coriander to garnish

In a large skillet, heat Basil Olive Oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and chili and cook for 5 more minutes.
Add tomatoes, ½ cup of their juice, and sugar. Bring to a simmer and then add okra. Stir gently to combine well. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes r until okra is tender. Season to taste with salt & pepper. If sauce is too thick add more tomato juice.
Sprinkle with chopped coriander and serve immediately.

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Makes: 4-6 servings