Calabacitas with a Twist

We combine the traditional zucchini squash with broccoli to create Calabacitas With A Twist, a nutritious and delicious side dish.
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine Fusion, Vegetarian
Servings 4 3 oz. servings
Calories 123 kcal


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. BUENO® Chile Piquín
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 large garlic cloves finely minced
  • 1 crown broccoli broken into flowerets
  • 2 small yellow squash julienned
  • 2 small zucchini julienned


  • Heat olive oil over medium high heat in a large skillet.
    1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Combine piquín, salt, garlic powder and onion powder. Quickly stir in half of this spice mix into oil to infuse it with flavor.
    ½ tsp. BUENO® Chile Piquín, ½ tsp. salt, ½ tsp. garlic powder, ½ tsp. onion powder
  • Add onion and garlic, stirring until lightly sautéed.
    1 medium onion, 2 large garlic cloves
  • Stir in broccoli and cook until slightly tender.
    1 crown broccoli broken into flowerets
  • Add second half of spice mix and yellow squash. Cook an additional 2 minutes.
    2 small yellow squash
  • Add zucchini. Continue stirring until vegetables are fork-tender.
    2 small zucchini
  • Remove from heat and serve.


Calories 30, Protein 1g, Fat 1.5g (Saturated 0g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 120mg, Carbohydrate 4g (Fiber 1g, Sugars 2g),.Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 35%, Calcium 2%, Iron 2%.


Calories: 123kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 6gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 307mgPotassium: 861mgFiber: 6gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 1366IUVitamin C: 159mgCalcium: 104mgIron: 2mg
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