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Charleston Okra Soup

 

Charleston Okra Soup recipe
42

Yield

6

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

4

hrs

Ready

4

hrs

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 large ham bone
plenty of meat
*
3 cups okra
chopped
1 piece bacon
*
6 large tomatoes
peeled
½ cup green bell peppers
diced
*
3 quarts water
*
1 each bay leaves
*
salt and black pepper
to taste
*
1 tablespoon butter
*
1 medium onions
chopped

Directions

Put the hambone in a soup pan.

Add water to cover.

Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat. Simmer for 2 hours.

Add the okra, bacon, peeled tomatoes, green pepper. Add bay leaf and salt and pepper to taste.

Melt the butter in a small pan.

Sauté the onion until golden.

Add to the soup. Simmer until the soup is thick, about 2 hours.

Remove the ham bone. Shred the meat into the soup.

Serve over rice in soup bowls.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 760g (26.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1628% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 41mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 12%
Dietary Fiber 14g 55%
Sugars g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 80% Vitamin C 176%
Calcium 31% Iron 11%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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