Garden Recipe: Okra Roll-Ups

Garden Recipe: Okra Roll-Ups

This appetizer has been a favorite one in my family for years–it’s so good and easy to make. Admittedly, it’s probably not the most healthy, aside from the okra, but hey, this category has never been “Healthy Garden Recipes!” I do strive to recommend healthy options, but really, my motto is “most things in moderation,” so try this one and enjoy it–just don’t eat it every day!

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1 package sliced Danish ham (the rectangular shaped)

8 ounces cream cheese

1 jar pickled okra


Bring cream cheese to room temperature or soften in microwave.

Spread thin layer over 1 side of ham slice.

Cut each end off okra.

Lay okra slice over cream cheese at 1 end of ham slice.

Roll up and refrigerate until firm enough to slice.

Slice into 1/4″ swirls.

Lay flat on serving platter.

Cover with plastic wrap and chill until ready to serve.

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