Okra sometimes referred to as “lady’s finger,” comes in green and red. Both varieties taste the same. It’s frequently used in Southern American cuisine and is a staple in gumbo. Some people find it unappealing due to its slimy texture. But, with this stewed pork recipe, you won’t even notice that. It actually helps thicken the sauce. Okra is rich in nutrients and has antioxidant properties. So, it’s worth trying.
Okra transforms what would be an ordinary pork stew into something with a deeper flavor with nice texture. A stewed pork recipe that can be paired with great medium-bodied red wines such as the following: