Rice with Ham and Okra

4-6
Servings
40m
Prep Time
40m
Cook Time
1h 20m
Ready In

Recipe: #39631

October 05, 2022



"Recipe source: Memories of a Cuban Kitchen cookbook"

Original recipe yields 4-6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (853.6 g)
  • Calories 513.1
  • Total Fat - 28 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 57.1 mg
  • Sodium - 2235.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 44.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.5 g
  • Sugars - 5.4 g
  • Protein - 23.1 g
  • Calcium - 94.1 mg
  • Iron - 3.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 72.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step 1

If using fresh okra soak for 30 minutes in cold water with lemon juice, drain (that way it is not slimy)

Step 2

In a large pot over low heat ad the oil and then add the bacon, ham and next 3 ingredients (-bell pepper) and cook for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomatoes and next ingredients (-pepper) and cook for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Stir in rice, water, saffron and the drained okra (or frozen, thawed okra) and cook uncovered over medium heat for 15-20 minutes or until most of the water has been absorbed. Stir with fork, cover and simmer over low heat for another 15-20 minutes or until rice is tender.

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