Harvest Hymn: Vegetarian Tacos with Zucchini & Corn

Embark on a plant-forward fiesta with our Harvest Hymn Vegetarian Tacos. Tender zucchini and sweet corn kernels are sautéed to perfection and nestled within soft tortillas. A hint of chili and a squeeze of lime elevate the flavors, offering a dance of freshness and zest with every bite. These tacos are a celebration of nature's bounty, perfect for a vibrant meal any day of the week.

An inviting close-up of the Vegetarian Tacos, emphasizing the sautéed zucchini and corn mixture nestled within the tortilla. The garnish of fresh cilantro and feta crumbles adds a touch of elegance.

Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4 servings 
Ideal Serving Size: 2 tacos per serving

Essential Nutritional Information

  • Calorie Count: 380 kcal per serving
  • Macronutrient Breakdown:
    • Carbohydrates: 65g
    • Proteins: 8g
    • Fats: 10g

Ingredients (Measured in Grams)

  • Tortillas - 8 pieces
  • Zucchini, diced - 300 grams
  • Corn kernels, fresh or frozen - 200 grams
  • Red onion, finely chopped - 100 grams
  • Olive oil - 20 ml
  • Chili powder - 5 grams
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lime wedges for serving
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped for garnish - 20 grams
  • Feta cheese crumbles for garnish - 50 grams

Method of Preparation

  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped red onion and sauté until translucent.
  3. Stir in the diced zucchini and cook until slightly tender.
  4. Add the corn kernels, chili powder, salt, and pepper, and continue to sauté until all the vegetables are well-cooked and golden.
  5. Warm the tortillas according to package instructions.
  6. Fill each tortilla with the zucchini and corn mixture.
  7. Garnish with fresh cilantro and feta cheese crumbles.
  8. Serve immediately with lime wedges on the side.
A vibrant outdoor picnic setup where the tacos take center stage on a colorful plate. Fresh ingredients, including zucchini and corn, and a bowl of salsa further enhance the ambiance.

Proven Tips for Culinary Success

  • Add some diced bell peppers for a colorful and crunchy twist.
  • Drizzle with a tangy avocado sauce or salsa for an added layer of flavor.
  • Pair with a refreshing mojito or iced tea for a complete meal experience.

Anticipated FAQs

  • Can I add beans to the mix? Absolutely, black or pinto beans make a great protein-packed addition.
  • Can I use yellow squash instead of zucchini? Yes, yellow squash can be used interchangeably or combined with zucchini.