Mexican Zucchini, also known as calabacitas a la Mexicana, is a traditional vegetable dish made from sautéed Mexican squash, onions, jalapeño, and tomato. It is a super simple way to add extra veggies to Mexican dishes. Made with only 5 ingredients but satisfying and flavorful!
- 2 medium Mexican Zucchinis (calabacitas)
- 1/2 medium onion, diced
- 1 tomato, diced
- 1 jalapeno, diced
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1/4 cup water
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Dice the onion, jalapeño, tomatoes, and zucchini. Turn a pan on medium-low heat and add the oil.
- Once the oil is hot, add the diced onion, jalapeño, and tomato. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until the onion is translucent.
- Add in the diced zucchini and cook for another 5 minutes. Season with salt, and pepper.
- Category: Sides
- Method: Stove
- Cuisine: Mexican
Keywords: calabacitas a la mexicana, mexican zucchini, mexican vegan recipes, vegan mexican recipes