By: Jen Gerasimas
bowl of roasted okra

I love me some okra! Especially, roasted okra. I like it *almost* as much as the rare treat of fried okra. It is a comparable second.

If you aren’t a fan of okra because of it’s slimy texture, try roasting it and tell me what you think in the comments below. It may change your mind. 

If you are a fan of okra, comment below on your favorite way to have it. 

To your best health,


Roasted Okra

Total time: 20 minutes


  • Fresh okra, tops cut off and sliced into ½ inch slices

  • Olive oil

  • Onion powder

  • Garlic powder

  • Paprika

  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 

  2. Line baking sheet with foil for easy cleanup.

  3. Spread out okra on the prepared baking sheet.

  4. Drizzle okra with olive oil. Sprinkle with onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Roast okra for 10 minutes, toss, roast another 5-10 minutes until soft, crispy, and browning.


okra, roasted, side, vegetables

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