Okra, Corn and Tomatoes

Photo By Carolyn Davidson Hicks

2 cups of fresh corn (1 cup yellow and 1 cup white)
2 cups of diced okra
1 small can of Hunts Diced tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano
1 small onion chopped
1 stalk of celery diced thinly
1 tablespoon fresh crushed garlic
1/4 cup of crumbled up bacon pieces (about 4 or 5 slices)
2 tablespoons of bacon fat or duck fat for flavor (optional)

Combine all ingredients, cover and cook on low to medium heat about 20 to 25 minutes or until celery and onions become tender. You can add up to 1/2 of water or vegetable broth if mixture becomes to thick.  Serve as a side  or over rice!