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Tempero Balano Veggies
  • 10 MINUTES COOK TIME
  • 20 MINUTES TOTAL TIME
PHOTO BY LAURA HEINEMAN

Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 C tomato
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 Tbsp oregano, fresh
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 Tbsp cumin, ground
  • 1/2 Tbsp pepper
  • 1/2 Tbsp paprika, ground
  • 1/2 Tbsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

Directions

Mise en Place

  • Wash and dry zucchini, bell pepper, tomato, onion, and oregano.
  • Dice the zucchini, bell pepper, and tomato.
  • Brunoise the onion.
  • Mince the oregano.
  • Drain and rinse the corn.
  • Measure out the ingredients.

Prepare the Tempero Baiano

  • In small bowl, combine the oregano, cumin, pepper, paprika, and crushed red pepper.
  • Mix until well combined.

Cook the Vegetables

  • In a medium skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Sauté onions until translucent.
  • Add in zucchini, corn, and bell pepper and sauté until soft.
  • Add in tomatoes and spice mixture and let simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Serve

  • Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe in Action

  • 4 Servings
  • Difficulty: Easy
Click here for Nutrition Facts Nutrition Tip

Cumin has a variety of benefits ranging from helping improve your digestion to boosting your memory. Cumin may also prevent cancer cells from multiplying and help reduce pain with its anti-inflammatory properties.

Cultural Facts

Tempero Baiano is a seasoning blend from Brazil, including ingredients such as pepper, oregano, and cumin.

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