Children Helping Children Recipes: Parmesan Corn and Zucchini, Cheap and Healthy Salmon Cakes

Paul Epsom cooks up some garden fresh recipes with Dietitian Clancy Harrison of the Children Helping Children program in Kingston.
RECIPES BELOW:

Parmesan Corn & Zucchini

Clancy Cash Harrison MS, RD, LND

Yields 4 servings http://www.CookingwithClancy.com

5 min. Prep Time -5 min. Cook Time-10 min.Total Time

 Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups zucchini, diced
  • 1 cup corn kernels, roasted (substitute canned or frozen)
  • 1 tsp basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp oregano leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1-2 Tbsp grated Parmesan, or more, to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic to the skillet, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Add lime juice, zucchini, corn, basil, oregano and thyme. Cook, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is tender and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Serve immediately, sprinkled with Parmesan.
Cheap & Healthy Salmon Cakes

15 min. Prep Time-10 min. Cook Time -25 min. Total Time

Ingredients

  • 2 cups salmon, cooked (fresh, canned, or frozen)
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley or cilantro, chopped
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Dressing for Dipping
  • 1 cup whole fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup diced seedless cucumber
  • 1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Mix salmon, bread crumbs, parsley, eggs, green onions, garlic powder together in a large bowl; divide and shape into eight patties.
  2. Heat enough olive oil in a large skillet to cover the cooking surface over medium heat.
  3. Fry salmon patties in batches until browned, 5 to 7 minutes per side.
  4. Repeat with more olive oil, as needed.
  5. While salmon cakes cook, make yogurt dressing.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine Greek yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, garlic, and dill. Stir until well combined. Taste and season with salt and pepper.