Coo-Coo

Coo-Coo

1 pk (10 oz) frozen okra, thawed
2 c Water
1 ts Salt
1 c Yellow cornmeal
2 tb Butter

Combine okra, water and salt in heavy 2-quart pan. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, pour cornmeal in slow stream into okra and water stirring constantly. Continue cooking. Stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until mixture is thick enough to leave pan sides and bottom in a solid mass. Spoon onto serving plate and shape into cake about 1 inch thick. Spread top with softened butter. Ser ve at once. Makes 6 servings.

Note: This dish from Barbados is usually served with meat dishes such as roast pork or chicken