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Mexican Veggies Recipe

Mexican Veggies Recipe

Patricia Mickelson of San Jose, California came up with this oh-so-easy, colorful combination while looking for a veggie side dish to complement her Mexican dinners. Corn, zucchini, salsa and fresh, crunchy flavor make this recipe a keeper!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup salsa or picante sauce


  • 1. Place 1 in. of water in a small saucepan; add zucchini and corn. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes or until zucchini is almost tender. Drain. Stir in salsa; heat through. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 70 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 284mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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sherry_vinigrette User ID: 5009498 172249
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2012

"Aaa-Mazing!! So simple, but so elegant and delicious... I did add a pat of butter to the veggies after they cooked, plus salt and pepper to our taste - thanks Patricia!!!"

Megger User ID: 301440 99383
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2010

"Great Blend of ingredients"

Sprowl User ID: 29186 169921
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2010

"Tasty, simple, quick, love it!"

gratefulservant_AZ User ID: 635512 100067
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2010

"This is seriously messed up. I gave it 5 starsk, but when it posted, it changed the 5 stars to 1 star. This is a great recipe. I will make it over and over but now the averages are skewed. Sure hope Erik can fix this!"

gratefulservant_AZ User ID: 635512 156937
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2010

"I had a problem rating this recipe. I clicked on 5 stars but when it posted it only posted as 1 star. This skewed the average down to 3 stars. This is a great recipe. I hope Erik can fix the problem. I feel really bad, but I didn't realize it had switched to 1 star until it was too late to do anything about it. I tried to edit it and put it back to 5 stars and it wouldn't let me."

gratefulservant_AZ User ID: 635512 158593
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2010

"This is incredibly easy and just wonderful. Love that it uses fresh garden veggies in the summer. The only thing I would even consider adding is lime juice and fresh cilantro. I love this stuff!"

Lynn Murray User ID: 2974263 99379
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2009

"I think some black beans rinsed and drained would be good in this too"

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