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Recipe by
Phyllis McIlroy
Tulsa, OK

This is one of my very favorite veggie dishes. It makes a good bit and I eat it hot and cold. I know, sounds weird. :)

yield 6 -8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Saute

Ingredients For calavacitas

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 lg
    onion, rough chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 lb
    yellow squash, sliced lengthwise in quarters
  • 2
    jalapenos, fresh
  • 2
    ears of corn, fresh, cut from cob
  • 2
    roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh and chopped well
  • salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make calavacitas

  • 1
    Heat oil in a large skillet and saute until translucent.Add garlic and continue to saute until onion is golden.
  • 2
    Add squash, jalapenos & corn and continue to saute until tender-crisp for 5-8 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 3
    Stir in tomatoes and cilantro, add salt & pepper and saute for another 1-2 minutes. SERVE