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Blistered Okra

  • Author: Maegan - The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Appetizer


A simple and scrumptious way to roast okra that will have you craving it over and over again!


  • 1 pound fresh okra
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt, divided
  • 1/2 of a large lemon
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Toss the okra in the vegetable oil and place in a single layer on a large rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with half the salt.
  3. Roast until blistered, about 15 minutes, turning each one over after about 8 minutes. Remove from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes before transferring to a bowl and tossing with the juice of 1/2 a lemon and half of the parmesan cheese.
  4. Arrange on a serving plate and sprinkle with remaining salt and Parmesan cheese.