Published Thursday, March 07, 2013

Food: Skillet supper is for dinner

From Special Reports

Supersweet corn from Florida is grown and available year-round with peak season arriving next month.

Here’s an easy dish for the entire family to enjoy for supper using corn, zucchini, plum tomatoes and sliced pepperoni:

Corn and Pepperoni Skillet Dinner


2 tablespoons olive oil


4 ears fresh Supersweet Corn, cut crosswise in 1 1/2 inch coblets


3 medium-sized zucchini, sliced


6 green onions (scallions), cut in 1-inch pieces


4 ounces thinly sliced pepperoni


1 pound plum tomatoes, cut in wedges


1 teaspoon Italian seasoning


1/4 teaspoon salt

In one or two skillets, heat oil. Add corn, zucchini, green onions and pepperoni. Cook and stir 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, Italian seasoning and salt. Continue cooking until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes longer. Cover, remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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