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This Mexican side dish is quick and easy. Roasted green chiles add spice to these savory Calabacitas. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine vegan, gluten free
Keyword calabacitas, calabacitas recipe, vegan calabacitas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 55kcal


  • tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped red onion (¼ of an onion)
  • yellow squash or zucchini, chopped (5 cups)
  • 1 cup roasted green chiles
  • 1 cup corn fresh or frozen
  • clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  • cup plum tomatoes, halved


  • Heat olive oil in pan and add onion.  Cook for a few minutes until onion is translucent.
  • Add squash and heat for about 5 minutes until squash starts to soften.
  • Add roasted green chili, corn, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper.  Cook for a few more minutes.
  • Add plum tomatoes and cook for a couple of minutes, until tomato is cooked through.


Calories: 55kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 62mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.4mg