Calabacitas Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Zucchini2 Medium
 Canned stewed tomatoes16 Ounce (1 Can With Juice)
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Cooked whole kernel corn1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Roasted green chilis4 Ounce, chopped
 Dried oregano1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 439 Calories from Fat 56

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.1%

Saturated Fat 0.43 g2.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4616 mg192.3%

Total Carbohydrates 88 g29.4%

Dietary Fiber 13.6 g54.5%

Sugars 31.9 g

Protein 19 g37.7%

Vitamin A 489.1% Vitamin C 194.1%

Calcium 31.4% Iron 54%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1.Chop zucchini in pieces of 3/4 inches.

MAKING
2.In a slow cooker, put stewed tomatoes, onion, corn, green chilies. Oregano, sugar and chopped zucchini.
3.Cover the cooker and cook the ingredients on HIGH heat for 2-3 hrs.
4.Once zucchini is cooked, remove the cooker from the heat.

SERVING
5.Serve hot in a dish seasoned with salt and pepper.
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