Monday, April 09, 2007

Zucchini and Corn Salad

This is a delicious vegetable that goes with any Latin Meal. If you like, you can add fresh chile pepper to make it spicy.

Serves 6

1 tbl olive oil
3 zucchini, quartered and sliced
1/2 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped fine
1/4 C Rotel or salsa
1/4 tsp cumin
salt & pepper to taste
3 ears of corn, with corn sliced off (use 1-2 cups of frozen, defrosted if you don't have fresh)

Saute onion, zucchini, and garlic with salt and cumin. Add the Rotel and cook til done, but still crunchy. Remove from heat and add corn.

1/2 Cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 C fresh grape tomatoes, sliced in half
1/4 Cup purple onion, chopped
1/2 Cup red pepper, thinly sliced

When mixture cools add all of the above. You can change the amounts of any of these ingredients according to your taste.

juice of 1/2-1 lime
juice of 1/2 orange

Add lime and orange juice and adjust seasonings. Serve at room temperature.

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