Summer Vegetable Stew

By: Marge Perry & David Bonom

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Cuisine: American
  • Course: Salad


  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels, cut from 3 ears
  • 1 large Vidalia or other sweet onion, chopped into ½-inch pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 orange bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 12-ounce bag frozen shelled edamame
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the corn and cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to brown, about 4-5 minutes. Transfer corn to a bowl and reserve.
  2. Return skillet to the stove and heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Stir in the onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to brown, 3-4 minutes. Add the bell peppers and cook 2 minutes. Stir in the zucchini and cook 30 seconds. Add the edamame and cook 30 seconds, stirring. Pour in the broth, bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and simmer, uncovered, until edamame is tender, 10-12 minutes. Add the corn, cook 1 minute. Remove from the heat and stir in the parsley, salt, and pepper.