August Medley

August 21, 2006

August Medley

From Philippe, TCSA

This recipe uses a lot of produce commonly available at the CSA in August.  It is very flexible and many items can be easily substituted. 

1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, chopped
1 ear of corn, kernels scraped off with sharp knife
1 teaspoon chile powder or paprika
1 teaspoon herbs (oregano or thyme)
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 fresh green chiles, chopped
1 handfull okra, whole (optional)
1 jalapeno, finely chopped (optional)
1 summer squash, diced
1 handfull purslane, chopped in 1-in segments
salt to taste

In a large skillet, saute onion and corn in hot oil until onion becomes translucent.  Add chile powder, herbs, garlic, chiles, okra and jalapeno.  Saute for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Add squash and saute for another 5 minutes.  Add purslane, sautee for 5 last minutes. 

Serve with an omelet, on a tortilla, or with some rice.

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