Note: Botanically, okra is a fruit, however it is legally recognized and sold as a vegetable in trade and in the culinary world.
How to Store:
Store okra in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Okra is fat free, saturated fat free, sodium free, cholesterol free, and a good source of vitamin C. Okra is also a good source magnesium and folate.
A serving size of okra is 7 (3 inch) pods (83 grams). One serving of okra contains 25 calories.
Tips for how to grow okra from seeds when home vegetable gardening. Learn how to plant okra, and tips for harvesting okra in your garden.
Okra is a heat-loving plant that is very tolerant of the cold and best planted after the last danger of frost has passed. Plant okra one seed at a time, 1 foot apart, with help from an organic farmer in this free video on fruit and vegetable gardenin...