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                          Calabacitas (Southwest)
 
 Recipe By     : Southwest the beautiful cookbook
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       {Mailing List}
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         butter -- 1/4-cup
                         OR cooking spray -- or
      1/2  cup           chopped onion
    1                    garlic clove -- minced
    6      cups          cubed green summer squash
                         and/or yellow summer squash
    1                    red bell pepper -- cored
                         seeded and diced
      1/2  cup           anaheim chili pepper -- roasted
                         cored and seeded -- peeled and diced
    1      cup           corn kernels
    1      teaspoon      pico de gallo -- preferably
                         don enrique pico de gallo
                         fresh ground black pepper -- to taste
    1      cup           lowfat shredded monterey jack cheese
                         OR queso fresco -- crumbled
 
 Soften onion with garlic over medium heat in a sprayed skillet. Or, if
 using butter, melt it over medium heat in a large skillet then add the
 onion and garlic, and saute for 2 minutes. 
 
 Add the squash and bell pepper and cook another 2 minutes. Stir in the
 chiles, corn and seasonings. Cover, lower the heat, and simmer until the
 squash is tender, about 3-5 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle with cheese and stir
 until cheese is melted. Should be served immediately.
 
 Notes: Information and recipe adapted from Southwest The Beautiful
 Cookbook; recipes by Barbara Pool Fenzl, text by Norman Kolpas,
 CollinsPublishers San Francisco, 1994. Recipes featured at Melissa’s
 Specialty foods http://www.melissas.com Sept 1998: number of servings not
 listed; pat’s guesses. Mastercook versions kitpath@earthlink.net Serves 4
 small portions. [105 cals, 2g fat]
 
 
 
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 Nutr. Assoc. : 0 0 0 0 5663 0 0 0 0 0 0 20183 0 0 4043 0