Yesterday, I was given a rather large zucchini from a co-worker. They said "I know you'll find something to make with this."

Susan Tyler
Susan Tyler

Wow! What a compliment. "Now", I thought, " what am I going to do with this thing?" It was large enough to make zucchini bread, but I've already done that. So what to do? Yep you guessed it try something new.

How about trying this healthy salsa? 

I found this recipe for  Zucchini Corn and Cilantro Salsa in a article that has 26 Quick and Easy Zucchini Recipes.

It's rather simple to make.

All you need are as follows:

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 1/2 cups cubed zucchini (about 1 pound)
  • 1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add zucchini and corn; cook, stirring occasionally, 7 to 8 minutes or until zucchini is crisp-tender. Remove from heat, and stir in cilantro and remaining ingredients.

I added a bit of Cumin and garlic powder to the recipe I thought it needed a little boost.

It's not bad. It's different for a Salsa.

Again, I thought it was a little bland. Hence, why I added some cumin and garlic powder.

I tried it warm on chips and cold after refrigerated. It was pretty good. In all honesty, I could eat this as a side dish. Forget the tortilla chips.

It's worth a try. Let me know what you think.

Susan Tyler
Susan Tyler


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