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A 20 minute side dish recipe of Roasted Cajun Okra - delicious and healthy. Plus read my tips on how to make your okra not slimy! And if you're looking for other Cajun recipes to pair it with, check out the round-up at the end of the recipe.


4 servings

Total time

15 minutes




  • 1 lb young okra pods
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun spice ((or more to taste, if you like things spicy))
  • optional: salt to taste (, if your Cajun spice does not contain salt)


  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Spray a medium baking dish with non stick spray.
  2. Rinse the okra and let it dry completely and come to room temperature.
  3. Slice the ends off the okra. Toss the okra with olive oil and then with Cajun spice. Season with salt if your Cajun spice does not contain salt.
  4. Roast the okra for 11-13 minutes, tossing halfway through so that the bottom does not burn.
  5. View the recipe instructions at Babaganosh



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