- Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup washed raw long-grain rice
- 1 small onion, minced
- 3 cups thinly sliced okra
- 5 strips lean bacon
1. Cut the bacon into 1-inch pieces a fry it in a heavy skillet until it is crisp and has rendered most of its fat. Add the okra and onion and saute them in the bacon drippings, stirring occaisionally, until the onion is translucent and the okra is tender. Add the rice, water, and salt and pepper...