Okra with Lamb (Bamya)

Sometimes we miss eating a hot juicy yet delicious meal to provide us with warmth and relaxation. We brought to you this oriental dish to make sure you have the chance to try a wide range of meals coming from a wide variety of different cultures. Okra with tomato sauce is a dish that you can eat in Africa and especially in the middle east. It's a good plate to have for a change while keeping your carbs in the right range.

  • Prep Time15 min
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Total Time1 hr 15 min
  • Yieldone portion
  • Serving Size100g
  • Energy350 cal
  • Cuisine
    • Mediterranean
  • Course
    • Main Course
  • Cooking Method
    • Simmering
  • Suitable for Diet
    • Diabetic
    • Gluten Free
    • Halal
    • Ketogenic Diet

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • 1 diced onion
  • 2 finely chopped garlic cloves
  • 500 g lamb backstrap, cut into thick pieces
  • 6 pureed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • salt and pepper
  • 250 ml stock or water (optional)
  • 500 g okra, topped and tailed
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Instructions

1

Melt the butter in a saucepan and sauté the onion until soft, then add garlic. 

2

Fry for a couple of minutes then add the lamb until half cooked and lightly browned.

3

Add the tomato puree and paste and season to taste with salt and pepper.

4

Add the stock or water. Cover and simmer for 30–35 minutes.

5

Add the okra and cook for another 5–10 minutes.

6

Add the lemon juice and remove from the heat. Serve with keto bread, butter some bread and toast them in the oven till they become crispy.

  • Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size100g
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories350
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat17 g21.79%
  • Saturated Fat6 g30%
  • Trans Fat0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat0.5 g
  • Cholesterol15 mg5%
  • Sodium740 mg32.17%
  • Total Carbohydrate12 g4.36%
  • Dietary Fiber4.5 g16.07%
  • Total Sugars3.5 g
  • Protein26 g52%
  • Calcium22 mg1.69%
  • Iron20 mg111.11%
  • Potassium750 mg15.96%
  • Vitamin A25 mcg2.78%
  • Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)75 mg83.33%

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