Stir-fried vegetables

Stir-fried vegetables

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35min


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About this recipe: As part of a Tex-Mex vegetarian buffet, this dish is best served with black bean chilli, green rice, salsa cruda, rich roast onions plus coriander and cabbage slaw (all of which can be found on this site).

Brenda Houghton

Ingredients
Serves: 8 

  • 100 g (3½ oz) onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 750 g (1 lb 10 oz) courgettes, thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 125 g (4½ oz) sweetcorn kernels, defrosted if frozen
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice

Method
Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Prepare all the vegetables and divide each into two equal piles: you will need to stir-fry in two batches so as not to overcrowd the wok.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a wok until it starts to smoke slightly. Starting with the first half, add the onions and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the garlic, stir once, then add the courgettes, red pepper and sweetcorn. Season with salt and pepper and continue to stir-fry for about 5 minutes, until the vegetables are cooked but still crisp and bright.
  3. Sprinkle with half of the lemon or lime juice and stir. Transfer the stir-fry to a bowl and keep it warm. Cook the remaining vegetables the same way.

Note

Nutrition is calculated for one serving of black bean chilli, green rice, salsa cruda, stir-fried vegetables, rich roast onions plus coriander and cabbage slaw (all found on this site).

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