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Calabacitas con queso y elotes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
This Mexican recipe is loaded with vegetables and no one can say that it’s boring or dull by any means. The ultra cheesy factor is a winning element of the classic “calabacitas con queso”.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: calabacitas con queso
Servings: 4 people
  • 1 big zucchini cut into dices
  • 1 onion cut into dices
  • 1 to mato cut into dices
  • 1 garlic minced
  • ½ cup sweet corn
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 jalapeño cut into tiny dices
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a big pan heat the olive oil over medium heat. Toss the onion and the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Add tomato and the jalapeño and cook for another 2 minutes.
  3. Toss the zucchini and the corn. Season with oregano, salt, and pepper. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes until you see the zucchini soft.
  4. Cover with mozzarella cheese and put a lid on it and cook for 2 minutes until the cheese is completely melted. Serve immediately.