Calabacitas Recipe

Looking for an easy Calabacitas recipe? Learn how to make Calabacitas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by stickneyn

Makes 6 servings



Enjoy this traditional Southwestern dish of sautéed summer squash, onions and peppers as a side or as a vegetarian filling for tacos.

Recipe Ingredients for Calabacitas

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 pepper
2 cups diced zucchini
2 cups diced summer squash
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

Recipe Directions for Calabacitas

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and chile; cook, stirring, until soft, about 4 minutes. Add zucchini, summer squash and salt; cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until tender, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in cilantro (if using).
Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 102.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
42
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.4g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
199mg
8%
Potassium
219mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
4.7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
1.1g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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