Mexican Vegetables on Cornbread


This is one of the vegetarian recipes that my husband and I enjoy.  I admit that my kids turned down the opportunity to eat it with us and chose frozen burritos instead.  Silly kids.  The recipe is adapted from New Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant. 

Here’s what you’ll need:


The amounts and types of veggies can be changed depending on what you like and what you have in the fridge.  This is what I used.

Mexican Vegetables on Cornbread


  • 2 zucchini
  • 4 carrots
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes with juice only 1 can made it into the photo
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. coriander
  • salt
  • 1 recipe Cornbread


  1. Chop all the veggies.
  2. Saute the onion and garlic in a large skillet.
  3. Add in the carrots and saute for a few minutes, covering to cook for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add in the other veggies and seasonings and let it cook until the veggies are tender.
  5. Serve hot over cornbread with shredded cheese and sour cream.
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  1. This is a good way to get some healthy veggies into dinner. Love it!

  2. Yum – been trying to eat more meatless meals. I used to have a copy of a Moosewood cookbook but loaned it to someone. This reminds me how many great ideas were in there!

  3. This looks so colorful and delicious! I definitely want to try it! I love that Cookbook. I checked it out from the library not long ago. Great recipes in there!

  4. My goodness.. this looks fantastic. I love the whole idea of this dish! So colorful and healthy too!

  5. I love everything in and about this recipe!

  6. I made this tonight and only changed a couple of (very) minor things – my kids loved it and so did I! We’ll see how the husband feels about it re-warmed when he gets home from work tonight 🙂 Thanks for a meat free dinner, we don’t have enough of them at our house!
    OH! I also made Mexican corn bread for this instead of plain and it was SO good!

    • Shanna, I’m glad you liked it. I’d love to know what you changed – I might have to try it with your ideas. The Mexican corn bread sounds yummy!~~Tiffany

  7. Oh my goodness. Inmade this for dinner tonight and it wasnfabulous! I added a little more of the pspices but man it was so yummy! My kids loved it too. I will for sure be making this again!


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