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It is green with a little bit of fuzz on its skin, slimy on the inside and looks like a finger. Does not sound too appetizing, right?
These could be the reasons why a lot of people tend to avoid eating the vegetable that is okra, or more popularly known as lady’s finger or gumbo.
But if cooked right by simply boiling or grilling it on its own or fried in a batter, it is actually not that bad and has a neutral taste that will not overpower your taste buds. What might even encourage you is that there are tons of okra health benefits that you can get from eating it.
Okra is usually available fresh year-round and can also be found frozen, pickled or canned. To preserve its freshness and health benefits, it is best to store it inside a paper bag and place it in the refrigerator and not the freezer.
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