Calabacitas

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Calabacitas

Calabacitas

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

Serves 6

Prep Time 20 min

Total Time 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 poblano or Anaheim chile pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups diced zucchini
  • 2 cups diced summer squash
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, (optional)

Cooking Directions

Step 1

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).


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