It’s officially summer ….and that means lots of fresh vegetables are at the markets and in our back yard. Here’s a quick and easy vegetarian recipe that makes a great side or add a protein containing bean to it (or bacon if you’re a carnivore) and call it a meal.
This recipe is easy to make your own. Change up the measurements to suit your taste and according to the vegetables you have available.
For our recipe: 3 cups cooked white corn (fresh is best but frozen is fine,) 10 of our Pickled Okra, 2 scallions (white and green parts of the stem,) 1 tsp minced garlic, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp sea salt, 1 tsp black pepper, 4 tbsp pickled okra juice. If you like spicy food…add a whole, sliced cayenne pepper like we did!
Slice the pickled okra and place into mixing bowl with the corn.
Slice 2 scallions and add them to the bowl. Then add the sea salt, black pepper, pickled okra juice, minced garlic, Olive oil and sliced cayenne pepper.
This salad is pretty served over a slice of a good tomato….OR
We decided to slice an heirloom tomato and toss it into our salad…either way is perfect!
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*We served this side with BBQ ribs!