Sautéed Okra with Cashews

Serving Size: 12
Total Time:


  • 0.25 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Pound small okra
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 clove garlic, thinly sliced
  • 0.5 cup salted roasted cashews, chopped
  • 1 1 teaspoon finely grated lime zest, plus lime wedges for serving


1. In a large skillet, heat the oil until shimmering. Add the okra, season with salt and pepper and cook over high heat, stirring, until tender, about 5 minutes.

2. Add the garlic to the skillet and cook over moderate heat until softened and fragrant, 3 minutes. Stir in the cashews and lime zest. Transfer the okra to a platter, garnish with the lime wedges and serve.