Cilantro Lime Rice and Summer Vegetables

These two healthy and yummy side dishes pair perfectly with grilled chicken, steaks, tacos, or anytime you are craving Mexican cuisine.

Cilantro Lime Rice
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Make a bag of brown rice, once rice is tender and done remove from heat.
Cut a lime in 1/2 and squeeze whole fresh lime over rice (can use lime juice in bottle).
Then add 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro, 2 tablespoons cumin, mix and serve.

 

Cilantro Lime Summer Vegetables
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Cube 2 squash, 2 zucchini, 1 green pepper, 1 tomato, and 1 onion.
Drain 1 can of sweet yellow corn.
Add all veggies to large skillet with extra virgin olive oil to sauté.
Then add 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro, 2 tablespoons cumin, mix.
Cook for about 10 minutes until veggies are tender (don’t let them get soggy).

 

Both dishes can be topped with fresh salsa or pico di gio (recipe linked).
Serve with chicken, beef, steaks, on the side or in whole wheat/lettuce wraps.
Enjoy!

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