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Fried Okra Salad

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 3


4 ounces chopped cooked hot breakfast sausage, drained
1 tablespoon minced onion
2 tablespoon minced garlic
3/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
Dash of crushed red pepper
Bag of your favorite salad blend
2 cups frozen breaded okra, fried
shredded cheese, sliced boiled egg, or your favorite salad topper

Place sausage in a small pot.

Add the onions and garlic and saute for 1 minute.

Add the oil and vinegar, cook for 1 minute, and remove from the heat.

Stir in the sugar, salt, and pepper.

Set aside.

Place a handful of salad blend in 4 bowls.

Top with cheese, egg and fried okra.

Spoon warm sausage dressing on top and serve.

Refrigerate any remaining dressing.

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I had frozen breaded okra that I need to use and could not find a recipe to use it in so I came up with this with this. Use your favorite cheese on your salad. My husband wanted blue cheese and my son wanted mexican blend.

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