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Okra & Tomato Pirlau

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbl olive oil
  • 3 ounces bacon, cut into 1/4 inch dice
  • 1 cup sweet onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 garlic glove, chopped fine
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 14 ounces canned tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 cups okra sliced to 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 cup rice
  • black pepper
  • Country ham slivers (0ptional)

Details

Cooking time 35mins

Preparation

Step 1

1. In deep pot, warm oil, saute bacon until soft but not crisp, about 2 minutes. Remove bacon and set aside.

2. Stir onion and pepper into pot. Cook until soft, about 8 minutes. Add garlic, thyme, and bay leaves. Cook until fragrant, but not colored, 1-2 minutes.

3. Stir in tomatoes and their juices, water and a pinch of salt. Increase heat and bring to a simmer. Stir while roughly smashing tomatoes

4. Add Okra and rice. Stir, cover and cook at a simmer until rice is tender, about 15 minutes. Add extra splashes of water as needed.

5. Season with pepper and salt, to taste, Stir in reserved bacon.

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