Jenny's Corn and Summer Squash toss.

By jennyem
August 13, 2010
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Jenny's Corn and Summer Squash toss.

Author Notes: This delicious side dish is wonderful with grilled meats and it also makes an excellent salad topper or taco filling. I've been making this for ever.jennyem

Serves: 4

  • 1/2 yellow onion - minced
  • 1 lg red bell pepper
  • 1 lg green bell pepper
  • 1 med zucchini squash
  • 2 med yellow summer squash
  • 2 ears fresh corn kernals
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro - chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • splashes canola oil
  1. combine all spices and mix well
  2. saute onion over med-high heat in canola oil till just softened - season with s & p
  3. add-in diced red and green bell peppers - sautee till softened (about 5 minutes) give it an occasional stir or toss
  4. add-in diced squash along with the spice mixture and sautee till softened (about 5 minutes more) and give it an occasional stir or toss.
  5. add-in fresh corn kernals - reduce heat to medium - sautee for a couple of minutes
  6. add-in fresh cilantro and toss/stir to incorporate - cook till just softened (2 minutes or so)

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