Calabacitas Soup W/ Or W/out Meat Recipe

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Calabacitas Soup w/ or w/out meat

Judy Kirkham-Beville


Found this soup in Antonito CO, and my husband and I loved it! Came home and tried it at the Cafe I worked at and it was a hit! You can use pork loin or Chicken or go vegetarian. Original calabacitas is Squash, corn, onions and Green chiles,for a side dish.

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10 Min


20 Min


3 zuchinni and 3 yellow squash 1 can whole corn kernals 1/2 pound cubed chicken or pork loin 1
1 onion 2 cloves of garlic chopped 1/2 pound chopped green chiles roasted or 12oz container frozen chopped green chiles
2 qts chicken broth +
2 t oil and 2 t butter

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook meat golden brown in small amt of oil
add onions and saute til cooked through
add squash and 2 T butter cook 2 min.
add corn and broth correct seasoning w/ salt and pepper or boullion cubes your choice
bring to just the start of boil or when squash is soft. Serve. Enjoy a taste of the SouthWest!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Other Soups
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #harvest