Mexico On My Plate : Zucchini with Corn
Recipe Type: Side Dish, Main Dish,
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Serves: 2
A Mexican summer treat to enjoy fresh zucchini and corn.
  • 1 large zucchini, quartered and sliced
  • 1 can of corn or fresh corn when in season
  • 1 large tomato, roughly chopped
  • 1 small white onion,finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt, to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp. corn or vegetable oil
  • additional variations:
  • chile poblanos or spicy green chile like Serrano or Jalapeno
  • queso fresco and or Mexican sour cream, as a topping
  1. Heat the oil, saute the onions until translucent. Next add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes stirring often. Add the corn and cook for 5 minutes. If using fresh corn cook until the corn becomes tender. Next add the tomatoes, zucchini and spices. Stir to combine the ingredients. Cover, turn the heat to low and continue to cook until the zucchini has soften and tomatoes have broken apart.
  2. Taste and adjust seasoning if desired. Serve warm as a side dish or as a vegan meal. If using any of the suggested toppings add them before serving.
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