STREAMING NOW: Jamie's Super Food

Minty Corn and Zucchini Saute

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“Adapted from Fine Cooking magazine, this is a nice side dish.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt 1 tbls. of butter with olive oil in a 10" saute pan over medium low heat. Add onions and 1/2 teaspoons salt. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally till onions are soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Uncover, raise heat to medium high and cook until onions are a light golden brown. Stir often, about another 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add remaining 1 tbls. butter and zucchini. Cook another 3 minutes.
  4. Add corn, garlic and 1/2 teaspoons salt. Cook, stirring frequently, scraping bottom of pan to get up the little bits, about 3-4 more minutes.
  5. Add cumin, cook and stir another 30 seconds. Remove pan from heat.
  6. Add all but 1/2 tbls. mint, basil, chives and parsley. Add a few grinds of fresh pepper, a good squeeze of lemon juice.
  7. Stir, let sit for 2 minutes, stir again. Season to taste with more salt, pepper, and lemon juice.
  8. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 tbls. mint over top.
  9. Serve warm.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a