Variety: Green Okra
Okra is a long thin pod ranging from light green to dark green.
- Cooking Vegetables
The green skin can be fuzzy to prickly and can cause some people an allergic reaction
The inside is light green to white with small edible seeds
Fairly mild and its sap creates a sticky texture
3-6 inches long
Often cooked and used in soups or stews as a complementary flavor. Do not cook in iron, copper or brass pans, as that causes a chemical reaction that turns okra black.
Year-round with summer peak