Easy Calabacitas (Mexican Zucchini)

3.5 of 5 (2)
member ratings
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 44.9
  • Total Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 144.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 1.8 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Easy Calabacitas (Mexican Zucchini) calories by ingredient


Sliced zucchini, Mexican-inspired Sliced zucchini, Mexican-inspired
Number of Servings: 2


    2 medium to large zucchinis, sliced thinly
    1/4 of a large onion, chopped
    4 tablespoons salsa of your choice (or to taste)
    *optional: 1 small bouillion cube for more flavor


Cut zucchini into thin, circular slices
Finely chop onion

-Spray some pam pan, or put a little bit of oil onto a nonstick pan on medium-high heat; add chopped onions
-Stir onions around until they start to brown
-Add all of the zucchini, and the salsa. Lower heat to medium
-Let cook for about 10 minutes, or until tender, stirring frequently

Makes 2 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AMANDAVANWEST.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

  • no profile photo

    I added more salsa, but it was quick and easy. - 3/31/10

  • no profile photo

    Very Good
    Simple and yummy. A quick side that goes great with any Mexican dish. - 10/23/08