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Calabacita (spicy pork, squash, and corn dish) Recipe

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This recipe for Calabacita (spicy pork, squash, and corn dish), by , is from Panek Family and Friends Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Bella Panek
Added: Saturday, October 25, 2008


1 1/4 lbs. pork cubes for stew, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
1 tbsp. olive oil
2-3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 tsp black pepper
4 cups fresh zucchini (about 3 medium) cubed
1/2 medium onion, chopped (1 cup)
1 10 oz can of tomatoes and green chilies (rotel brand is best)
1 11 oz can of whole kernel corn, drained
3/4 to 1 tsp salt

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 2 minutes, add pork cubes and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink. Meanwhile, wash and trim squash and cube into 1 inch pieces. Chop onion. Stir garlic and pepper into pork cubes. Add squash, stir and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes, corn and salt and stir. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve

Number Of Servings:
Serves 4-6
Personal Notes:
serve with cornbread or flour tortillas.Note: dish is spicy. If you use a hot version of Rotel-it will be Very Very spicy/hot!




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