Nothing says summer like sweet, farm fresh corn. It’s so yummy boiled with a a bit of milk, amazing grilled with a dash of sea salt and delicious sauteed with sweet onions, garlic and any other freshly picked veggies you have in the house. This dish combines farm fresh corn, zucchini, tomatoes and basil into simple, delicious and healthy summer side dish perfect for your next summer dinner party. It goes with almost any meal and is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Sauteed Summer Vegetables
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 small onion, diced
3 ears of corn, kernels cut off
2-3 small zucchini, diced
1 clove of garlic, minced
3 large tomatoes, diced
pinch of kosher salt and black pepper
handful of fresh basil
Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium heat and add onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes. Add the corn and cook for another 5 minutes. Add the zucchini and cook, stirring occasionally, until the zucchini begins to brown. Add the garlic and tomatoes and a pinch of salt and pepper and cook for 10-15 minutes, until the tomatoes begin to break down. Toss with basil and top with parmesan.
Hillary Irwin is a registered dietitian and the founder of Simply Beautiful Mom, a nutrition counseling and consulting practice based in New Jersey. In her practice, Hillary counsels children, adolescents and adults on many nutrition issues, with a focus on clean, balanced eating and weight management. She is an expert at teaching clients how to fit proper eating and healthful cooking into a frantic lifestyle, taking the busiest of the busy and teaching how simple changes can create fantastic results. Hillary holds a B.S in Nutritional Sciences with a concentration in Dietetics from Cornell University and a Masters Degree in Applied Anatomy and Physiology from Boston University. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND; formerly the American Dietetic Association), the New Jersey Dietetic Association, and various Dietetic Practice Groups of the AND, including Nutrition Entrepreneurs, Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition and Weight Management. Hillary lives in Westfield, New Jersey with her husband Greg, her two children (Oscar, 4 and Lola, 2) and their dog Willard. She loves food, traveling, cooking and spending time with her family. – See more at: http://www.jerseybites.com/the-team/#sthash.z8X2Tzcu.dpuf