Creamy Calabacitas
30 mins (prep 10, cooking 20)
19 ingredients
6-8 servings
A wonderful Mexican side-dish that I'd never heard of until I moved to Southern Arizona. I created this recipe to mimic what the Mexican-American gals at work have brought in for Potlucks.

Categories:  side-dish , north-american , mexican , low-carb , low-in... , corn , time-to-make , low-protein , low-cholesterol , low-calorie , <-30-mins , healthy , squash , vegetable , healthy-2 ,
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Serving Size (50.6 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 48.62 Calories from Fat 44.73
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.97g 45.85%
Saturated Fat 0.69g 20.82%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 389.76mg 97.44%
Total Carbohydrate 1.19g 2.37%
Dietary Fiber 0.25 g 6.0%
Sugars 0.03 g %
Protein 0.21g 2.55%
Vitamin A 4.67IU% Vitamin C 0.62mg%
Calcium 8.73mg% Iron 0.14mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large, sweet bell peppers, frozen corn kernels, diced green chilies, fresh jalapeno pepper, large, shredded cheese