Day 14- Zucchini and Corn Tacos

This is another Epicurious.com recipe. I would highly suggest this app. Its free and it even makes shopping lists for you! Lol I also was not paid to say that;-)

Zucchini and Corn Tacos

Chef Jimmy Shaw cooks up tacos that stars can enjoy without guilt. Authentic Mexican dishes like this one are flavorful and naturally lowfat, he says.

3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 2 cups fresh white or yellow corn kernels
1 cup chopped white onion
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
4 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped
3 medium zucchini, diced
1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
4 leaves fresh oregano finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
8 homemade flour tortillas (my addition to the recipe, day 9 recipe here)
1/4 cup tomatillo (green) salsa
8 teaspoons grated Monterey Jack cheese (or queso fresco)

Heat half of oil in a large skillet over high heat.
Toast corn 5 minutes, stirring; season with salt.
Remove corn; set aside.
Heat remaining 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in skillet.
Cook onion, stirring, until it caramelizes, 5 minutes.
Add garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes.
Add tomatoes; cook 10 minutes.
Add zucchini; cook until tender, 10 to 12 minutes; season with salt.
Add corn, beans, oregano and pepper. Cook 3 minutes. Split filling among tortillas; top each with 1 1/2 teaspoons salsa and 1 teaspoon cheese.

You can view the complete recipe online at: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Zucchini-and-Corn-Tacos-354249

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2 thoughts on “Day 14- Zucchini and Corn Tacos

    • I’m glad your liking the recipes. Its hard sometimes to come up with ways of getting veggies in your diet and have it taste good. Keep me posted on how the recipes turned out for you and any substitutions our additions you used.

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