Zucchini Sauté w/ Fresh Mint
  • 2 TB unsalted butter
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups diced sweet onion or 1/2 a large onion
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 cups diced zucchini
  • 2 heaping cups fresh corn kernels
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • Scant 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • Scant 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 2-3 TB chopped fresh mint
  • a squeeze of lemon to taste
  • pepper


Melt 1 TB butter and oil in sauté pan. Add onions and 1/2 tsp salt, cover and cook until onions are soft, about 5 min. Uncover and cook about 4 min. longer until onions are light golden and shrunken. Add remaining butter and zucchini and cook about 3 min. Add corn, garlic, and remaining 1/2 tsp. salt, and cook, scraping pan, about 3-4 more min. Add the cumin and coriander and cook for 30 seconds. Remove from the heat and add all but 1/2 TBL of the mint, a squeeze of lemon and the pepper. Season again and garnish with remaining mint.

Courtesy of Fine Cooking