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Mexican Vegetables
En Español

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  • Makes: 7 servings

Spices and red wine vinegar dress up the vegetables in this recipe. Enjoy as a side dish with your favorite entree.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cucumber (chopped, with peel)
  • 1 can corn (8 3/4 ounce, drained)
  • 1 can low-sodium stewed tomatoes (16 ounces)
  • 1/8 cup red pepper (chopped)
  • 1/8 cup green pepper (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin (ground)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cilantro or coriander (dried)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Combine ingredients and mix well.
  2. Serve cold.
Source:

Ponichtera, Brenda RD
ScaleDown Publishing, Inc., Quick and Healthy, Vol.II, 1995, p.88

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup prepared vegetables, 1/7 of recipe (126g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 70
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 246 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 28 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 255 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 70
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 28 mg
Potassium 255 mg
Sodium 246 mg
Copper 114 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 19 mg
Phosphorus 48 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 12 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 12 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 28 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 18 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
3/4 cups

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Only I make some changes in the ingredientes to add more color and taste to the recipe the can of corn I change for a can of mexican corn for more color and add fresh cilantro for more taste.