• One 1-pound bag frozen cut okra
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 medium yellow onions, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, cored, seeded, and minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • One 10-ounce can ROTEL diced tomatoes and chilies
  • One 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Cook the okra according to package directions, then rinse under cold running water to stop the cooking, and drain.
  • Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the oil, then the onions, bell pepper, and garlic.
  • Saute until the onions turn translucent, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the okra, tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt, and black pepper.
  • Cover, reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer to heat through, 4 to 5 minutes.