When shopping for okra, choose small pods that are firm and dry. Avoid those that are mushy, slimy or have blemishes. The skin coating should have a peach-fuzz appearance. To trim them, top and tail them like you would green beans. Learn more about okra and how to buy, store and cook it.
Serving Size: 1/4 salad
247 calories; fat 24g; sodium 21mg; carbohydrates 8g; dietary fiber 3g; protein 2g; sugars 2g; niacin equivalents 1mg; saturated fat 3g; vitamin a iu 1985IU; potassium 368mg.