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Easy Garlic-Herb Baked Okra

This easy garlic-herb baked okra recipe is perfect if you are looking for tender, flavorful okra with the perfect crispy garlicky crust. The best way to make crispy okra is in the oven! It’s the perfect texture—not slimy at all—and is great for a healthy side dish!
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Course: Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Healthy Options
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 235kcal
Author: Capri Lilly


  • 2 lbs Okra
  • 1/3 Olive Oil
  • 6 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 4 Jalapenos, sliced (optional)
  • 1/3 cup Fresh Herbs- rosemary, thyme, sage, oregano (roughly chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp red crushed pepper
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 450°F degrees.
  • Rinse the okra and jalapeno and dry with a paper towel. Trim the ends and stems, then cut into 1/2 in pieces. Transfer to a medium-sized bowl and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine the chopped herbs, olive oil, garlic cloves, red crushed pepper, salt, and pepper. Pour the herb mixture onto the okra and mix well.
  • Bake the okra for 20 minutes. It should be golden brown on the outside and tender.
  • Serve hot and enjoy their crispy texture.


Calories: 235kcal