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Squash Calabacitas

Rated as 4.1 out of 5 Stars

"A light lunch, or serve with cheese and tortillas. Also good as a side dish with your favorite Mexican food."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 212 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook, stirring until translucent. Add zucchini and poblano pepper, and saute until soft. Stir in corn and beans, and heat through. Season with salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 212 calories; 4.6 g fat; 36.8 g carbohydrates; 10.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 818 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is delicious and unique! I love the combination of zuchinni, beans, and corn. I omitted the poblano and added about 1 tsp. of ground cumin and 1 tsp. of chili powder to perk up the flavor...

Most helpful critical review

Somewhat bland. My grandmother's recipe always used jalapeno, diced red pepper, fresh cut corn off the cob, diced zucchini & yellow squash and perhaps a bit of cilantro and no beans. We use this...

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This is delicious and unique! I love the combination of zuchinni, beans, and corn. I omitted the poblano and added about 1 tsp. of ground cumin and 1 tsp. of chili powder to perk up the flavor...

Somewhat bland. My grandmother's recipe always used jalapeno, diced red pepper, fresh cut corn off the cob, diced zucchini & yellow squash and perhaps a bit of cilantro and no beans. We use this...

Easy! I prepared this the night before and carried it to a pitch-in. It was a great side with the fajitas that were served. I did add a can of tomatoes and chilis. I am glad I did. I think ...

I tend to take the best of all recommended changes to recipes and make my own personal masterpiece. And I did with this dish, which came out delicious. I made 12 servings for a friend's Cinco ...

I really like this recipe! Easy, lots of veg. Needed a little more seasoning, since I don't like spicy food and omitted the poblano. I also tried it as is and then with a can of diced tomatoes. ...

I love green chilis so I add them. I omit the beans. I dice everything but the garlic. That I mince. And where are the tomatoes? I didn't have any fresh so I put in a can of Ro*Tel. Tomatoes...

For all that color and contrast it was like a trick on your tastebuds once it hit your mouth - where did the flavor go?

A little bland, but a great starter recipe. I had to add some cumin and fresh lime juice.

I added an avocado just before serving it and used hot sauce to give it a bit more flavor