Make a quick meal with fresh summer veggies!

In September, there's plenty of delicious, fresh produce and this taco recipe is a great way to use them. 

Vegetarian Tacos

Serves four people (two tacos per person)

Takes about 30 minutes total.

Ingredients

  1. ΒΌ cup sunflower or other vegetable oil
  2. 1 large onion, chopped
  3. 4 cloves of garlic, minced fine
  4. 1 sweet pepper, chopped
  5. 3 zucchini, chopped
  6. 2 mild chilis, deseeded and minced fine
  7. Half cup of fresh herbs such as cilantro, mint, basil, parsley, or oregano chopped
  8. 8 corn tortillas
  9. 1 cup of vegetarian, feta or Mexican cotija cheese
  10. Half cup of pickled peppers (from can or jar)
  11. 1 TSP of ground cumin
  12. 1 TSP of dried red pepper flakes
  13. 1 large tomato, chopped
  14. 2 cups of your favorite sprouts, alfalfa is a good choice (and it's on sale during September 2020)

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, heat the sunflower oil
  2. Add the cumin, red pepper flakes and onion and saute for 5 minutes, stirring well
  3. Add the remaining vegetables, except the tomato. Saute for 15 minutes or until softened.
  4. Add the tomato and herbs and heat through
  5. Put the tortillas in the microwave and heat for 5 seconds to soften them
  6. Pile a portion of the vegetable mix on each tortilla
  7. Top each taco with a spoonful of pickled peppers and sprinkle with cheese. Top with sprouts or serve them on the side of each taco.

Alfalfa seeds are on sale during September 2020, 25% off. Click here to take a look.