Roasted Okra with Pepper Jelly Sauce

Roasted Okra with Pepper Jelly SauceRoasted Okra with Pepper Jelly Sauce makes for a summer side dish that’s a dynamic duo of delicious Southern favorites.

Roasted Okra with Pepper Jelly Sauce
Makes 8 to 10 servings
  • 2 pounds fresh okra
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 (10.5-ounce) jar red pepper jelly 
  • 2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss together okra, oil, salt, and pepper; spread in a single layer.
  3. Bake until okra is browned and tender, about 20 minutes.
  4. In a medium bowl, stir together pepper jelly, mustard, and vinegar; serve with okra.
Note: Try experimenting with different varieties of heirloom okra. Their vibrant colors turn green when cooked, but their varying textures are a taste bud explosion when roasted.

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