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Calabacitas Recipe

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


Submitted by wolvie2822

Makes 4 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

1/2 tablespoon canola oil
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1/2 Anaheim chile pepper, seeded and diced
1 cups diced zucchini
1 cups diced summer squash
1/4 teaspoon salt

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.
Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 77.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
31
Calories from Fat
17
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.9g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
151mg
6%
Potassium
165mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
3.6g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
0.8g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 1% 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
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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