Great Northern Beans and Rice with Okra
- Great northern beans
“Coo the beans. In another pan mince the garlic until become a paste, add oil (it was formerly lard) and salt, mix the spice in the beans. For a fried beans add cassava flour.”
Cut the okra in 4 wide pieces, brown the garlic paste with oil and place the okra. Put some water and cook. “As always, fresh beans, harvested from the garden, the cooking time is less than beans purchased in a store" which is usually drier, so it takes longer to cook.