"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
1Tbsp olive oil 1/2 C chopped onion 1/4 C shredded carrots 1 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. chili powder salt/pepper to taste 1 11oz can white corn drained 1 16 oz can black beans drained 1 14 oz can chopped tomatoes-the Mexican with chopped chilies-mild or hot 1-2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
Heat oil over medium high heat. Add carrot, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Saute until onion is translucent, 3-5 minutes, Stir in corn, beans, tomatoes and cilantro. Heat through.
This is good used as an accompaniment to tortilla chips and also as a side dish.
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