Summer squash & corn pasta

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
5 smalls Summer squash
Zucchini, scallop, crookneck
(4 to 6)
5 Ears of corn
2 Cloves garlic
½ Jalapeno pepper
3 tablespoons Olive oil
Salt and pepper
1 Handfulfresh cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons Unsalted butter
4 tablespoons Water
1 pounds Fettucini -- fresh thin
½ Lemon

Cut squash into small dice. Cut kernels from cobs. Peel and chop garlic fine. Chop jalapeno fine. Saute the squash in the olive oil until tender and a little brown; season with salt and pepper. Add the corn, garlic and jalapeno to the squash. Continue cooking a few minutes more. Finely chop the cilantro, reserving some leaves for garnish. Add the cilantro,butter and water to the pan. Taste and correct the seasoning. Boil the fettucini, add it to the pans and toss all together. Add a squeeze of lemon juice if the corn is very sweetServe immediately, garnished with the reserved cilantro leaves.

Recipe By : Alice Waters, Chez Panisse: Vegetables (1996)

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