Star chef Hans Rueffer served this okra dish to thousands of patients throughout various stages of both chemo and/or radiation.
Makes 4 servings
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 large clove of garlic, roughly chopped
2 cups okra pods, capped and halved
¼ tsp ground cumin
¼ tsp sea salt
¼ tsp coarse ground pepper
2 Tbsp honey
Heat the olive oil on high heat and fry the garlic until it just starts to brown. Add okra, cumin, salt and pepper and toss until just heated through. Turn off heat and add honey, tossing to cover. Serve immediately.
Nutrition facts (per serving): calories 110, fat 7 g (sat. fat 1 g), cholesterol 0 mg, protein 1 g, carbohydrates 12 g, fiber 1 g, sodium 135 mg, sugars 10 g
Reprinted from Eat Like There’s No Tomorrow, Copyright © 2009 by Hans Cooks.