Sunday, June 7, 2009

Zucchini-Corn Filling

Vegetarian Times, May/June 2009

3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 small onion, chopped (1 cup)
6 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
1 diced jalapeno (my addition)
2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (2 cups)
1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels (I used Trader Joe's roasted corn)
1/2 cup cooked black beans
1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons lime juice
Chili powder, for sprinkling
1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco or feta cheese, optional

Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, and jalapeno, and saute 7 minutes. Add zucchini and corn, and saute 7 minutes more. Stir in cilantro and lime juice. Spoon into Oven-Baked Sopes or tacos, and sprinkle with chili powder and cheese, if using.

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