Mexican Calabacitas Recipe: Calabacitas a la Mexicana
Calabacitas a la Mexicana is a yummy dish that goes perfectly on top of a tostada or as a taco filling. It is ready to be enjoyed in minutes and doesn’t break the bank. Serve with refried beans and rice.
Prep Time6 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time16 mins
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- ¼ onion diced
- 2 jalapenos finely diced
- 2 tomatoes diced
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon or salt
- 4 calabacitas diced
- Queso fresco optional
In a large skillet, heat olive oil.
Add the onion and jalapenos.
Mix to combine and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until the onion is translucent.
Add the tomatoes and mix.
Cook for 3-4 minutes.
The mixture will be slightly mushy.
Add the water and bouillon.
Mix and add the calabacitas.
Cook for 3-4 minutes until the calabacitas are soft.
Serve and top with queso fresco, if using.