Summer Vegetable Saute Recipe

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Summer Vegetable Saute

Annie D


This is one of my favorite summer recipes. I adapted it to our taste from a recipe I found online. It originally called for okra in place of the zucchini and I thought even green beans would be good. All kinds of possibilities with different vegetables and seasonings. It is low in calories and fat, too! Enjoy!!

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1 Tbsp
canola or olive oil
1/2 c
chopped green onion
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 c
zucchini, chopped (or one small zucchini)
1 c
red bell pepper, chopped
1 small
jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
cumin, to taste
1 c
corn kernels, fresh or frozen
1 c
frozen edamame (can substitute frozen limas)
1/2 to 1 c
jicama, chopped
juice of 1 or 2 limes
1/3 c
fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1/8 tsp
1/8 tsp
freshly ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Directions: Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; sauté 1 minute.
Add zucchini; sauté 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium.
Add bell pepper, jalapeno and cumin; cook 5 minutes. Stir often.
Add corn and edamame or lima beans; cook about 7 minutes. Stir often.
Add jicama and lime juice; cook about 2 minutes. Stir often.
Stir in cilantro and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy