Okra

Photograph of okra sliced in half.

Okra is a green, pod-shaped vegetable that is commonly associated with Southern, Creole, and Cajun cooking. It is available fresh in summer, and can often be found frozen in the freezer section of grocery stores.



Okra: Nutrition. Selection. Storage

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for onions and tips on how to select, store and prepare them.


Watch Your Garden Grow: Okra

University of Illinois Extension.

Web site contains in depth information on okra including varieties, selection, storage and nutritional information and preparation techniques. Also contains information on home preservation and recipes.