Sylvia's Butterbeans and Okra

Sylvia's Butterbeans and Okra

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"This is a southern soul-food classic which is a snap to prepare. If okra turns you off, look elsewhere! The pickled pork gives it a great flavor so don't substitute regular ham."
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1 h 5 m servings 331 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 331 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 18.4 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 67 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine the water, butter beans, pork, onion and garlic in a soup pot over medium heat. Bring to a boil, and cook for about 40 minutes. Add butter, salt and pepper, and continue to boil for 20 minutes. Add okra, and cook until beans and okra are tender, about 10 minutes.



This recipe was amazing. We used "Wham"; which is vegetarian and fresh okra. added a bit of hickory powder. A great change from the usual tomatoes and okra. Thank you.

A friend asked for this for Thanksgiving and I wouldn't admit I had no idea how to make it. Luckily I found this recipe! It turned out great and he loved it. I did substitute smoked ham hocks fo...

Maybe I did something wrong, but this was mushy and not much taste.

Plain comfort food! I didn't add the meat or butter. Because I used fresh not frozen okra, I might have added more than needed, but it worked! Thanks for the recipe!

This was really awful! I do not recommend trying it.

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