Everything Okra

everything okra
everything okra photo by carmen troesser

This recipe can also be made with sweet mini peppers.


4 Tbsp. chopped bacon
1 lb. okra or shishito peppers
½ tsp. kosher salt
1 Tbsp. Everything Spice Blend (recipe here)


• In a saute pan over medium heat, cook the bacon until crispy, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
• Add the okra to the bacon fat in a single layer. Add the salt and gently stir or toss the pan until the vegetables are charred, 3 to 5 minutes.
• Transfer to a serving bowl, add the bacon and spice blend and toss to mix thoroughly. Serve immediately.