Citrus Vegetables

A refreshingly tasty addition to any meal!


  • 4 cups mixed vegetables, sliced and steamed (such as fresh zucchini; fresh, canned or frozen corn; and fresh or canned tomatoes)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon cooking oil (vegetable, olive or canola oil)
  • 1/2 tablespoon oregano, fresh, chopped (or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano)
  • salt and pepper to taste (optional)


  1. Slice vegetables, and steam in a small amount of water.
  2. Drain, and place in a bowl to cool.
  3. Mix lime juice with oil. Stir in oregano.
  4. Pour lime juice mixture over cool vegetables, and mix well.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve.

 Cut Down on Choking:

For kids 2- 4 years old, serve food in the following ways:

  • Cut vegetables into half-inch pieces.
  • You could also, puree, blend or mash all ingredients in this recipe. Firm, smooth, or slippery foods like fruit can slide down kids’ throat before chewing.