Okra with Cashews


1 tbls olive oil

2 cups okra, washed and trimmed and roughly chopped

1 tomato, diced

2 spring onions, sliced on the diagonal

1 lemon, juice and rind (or omit and use lemon thyme)

1 tsp thyme, dried or 1 tbls fresh

1 tbls Shiro miso paste dissolved in ¼ cup water

1 cup cashews, toasted


Heat a pan and add the oil. Now toss in the Okra and cook for 2 minutes. Then add all the other ingredients, apart from the cashews, and cook over a medium heat for about 5 minutes. Taste for seasoning. Stir the cashews through just before serving.

Serves 4 as a side