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Simple Vegetarian Okra Soup


  • okra
  • pumpkin leaves (possible substitutes: spinach, collards or chard )
  • tomatoes
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cut okra into tiny pieces and pour in a pot of boiling water

  2. Grind fresh pepper, add fresh pepper and salt to taste (other seasoning is optional)

  3. Add tiny diced tomatoes and allow to boil for 15 - 20 mins to avoid over-cooking, stir occassionally

  4. Wash pumpkin leaves, cut into tiny pieces, add into the pot and stir well. 

  5. Cover the cooking pot, let simmer for 5 minutes and it is ready to be served