24 Reviews

We loved this dish! I have made it about 4x this month! Thank u for posting...I also added some cumin & minced garlic and used canned chilies!

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Rollin in the Dough! September 27, 2009

We thought this was very tasty. The only thing is that the milk & cheese didn't come together well for us, so it wasn't as pretty as the pictures. I did add diced tomatoes and jalapenos, but the squash flavor came through beautifully.

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jimsgirl73 July 19, 2010

I loved this recipe. Made no changes; used two zucchinis and two yel squash. It's really a pretty dish. I ate it as the main course with a salad. For some reason, I was wanting mashed potatoes with this. I think I'll make some to eat with the leftovers. This recipe goes into my favorites.

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Kathy228 August 29, 2013

I was looking for a side dish to use up some of our garden zucchini. I didn't add the chili because I didn't have any and used a half a can of cream corn as that is all I had. I didn't add the milk just the cheese. Everyone loved this.

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bmcnichol August 09, 2013

Great recipe to use up veggies from the garden. Next time I am going to add some garlic to give it a little more flavor. Served with grilled chicken.

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whtbxrmom July 09, 2013

This was a great recipe. I did make a few changes. I added a few minced garlic cloves. I used chopped bell peppers instead of chillies. Also = instead of the milk & cheese, I decided to go non-dairy, and I just addded some chili powder & smoked paprika instead. Very tasty. Thanks for the inspiration, cookiedog!

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Inklady September 10, 2012

Very simple and very tasty way of using the humble summer squash!

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rosslare September 09, 2012

Great dish! Only made a couple minor changes -- I added a couple tbsp of cumin and used white queso instead of shredded cheese. The calabacitas was great as a side dish, and it was also terrific served on chips, nachos-style. We put it in a covered casserole dish & took to a party -- we kept it warm & it kept just fine for the 2-3 hrs that folks were snacking/eating. Thanks for posting, cookiedog!

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GreenFish November 13, 2011

Yummy! I did add 1/4 tsp. of cumin as some others suggested and some garlic powder. I think next time I'll up the cumin to 1/2 tsp. and add 2 pressed cloves of garlic instead. Thanks for a new recipe!

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Brighid August 27, 2010
Calabacitas