Calabacitas -- Mexican-Style Zucchini

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

From the Family Circle magazine, ca. 1982.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in large skillet; add steak cubes, a few at a time and remove to a bowl as they brown.
  2. Saute zucchini until slightly tender, about ten minutes.
  3. Return meat to skillet; add corn, chilies, garlic, salt, oregano and cumin.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally until meat is tender, about ten minutes.
  5. Add cheese; stir until blended.
  6. Serve while hot.
Most Helpful

This was ok. I don't usually cook with red meat, but the combination of ingredients in this recipe sounded interesting. Ultimately, it was a bit bland for me. Maybe marinating the steak in lime juice beforehand would help, but it's still a good recipe overall.

rpgaymer October 14, 2012