This recipe makes a smaller portion, serving about 3-4 people. Double the recipe for a larger portion.
12 oz package frozen okra or fresh okra
3 tablespoons tomato paste
6 pieces of chuck roast cut into 2 inch cubes salted and boiled until cooked and tender
3 cloves of garlic medium chopped
half of 1 lemon juiced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Cut stems off the top of okra without cutting the pods. Set okra aside.
In a sauce pan over medium head add 1 tablespoon oil and 3 tablespoons tomato paste, mix. Add cooked chuck roast meat and chopped garlic, then add okra. Fill sauce pan with water until just above the ingredients in the pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cover. Continue to cook over medium-low heat until okra is tender and sauce thickens. Add the juice of half a lemon and salt to taste. Cook a few more minutes. Serve over rice.