Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Okra

Have you ever tried okra?  I hadn’t until today and let me tell you, it is absolutely delicious when roasted till crisp in the oven with some oil and spices!   I am so excited to have a nutritious new vegetable to add to my menu of low-carb foods!20160910_131404_resized


-2 cups fresh okra

-olive oil

-2 tsp garlic powder

-2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

-salt & pepper to taste


Preheat the oven to 425F.  Cut the okra in half lengthwise and lay on a foil-lined baking sheet. Drizzle the okra with oil and sprinkle with the garlic powder, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Roast about 6 minutes, flip the okra over and roast another 6-7 minutes until golden brown. Serve hot.