Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Calabasitas

Karen from LA was kind enough to share with us a few of her original creations.  I'll post her other recipe in a few days.  Thanks Karen!

"The first was inspired by a delicious dish from a restaurant in la called Mama's Hot Tamales. It is called Calabasitas which means little squashes. This is delicious served alone as a stew, or on tortillas as a filling for vegetarian tacos. Serve with sliced avocado. Enjoy. "

Sounds to me like a very tasty, very low calorie dinner!


Calabasitas
seems like a 0 WW Point recipe to me!

2-3 lbs organic zucchini (on the small side, like a cigar), sliced
7 cloves garlic, minced
one onion (i diced and steamed it in the microwave for 4 minutes)
1 can organic corn
1 pkg frozen okra
1 bay leaf
1 28 oz can diced tomatos
1 14 oz can stewed tomatos, mexican style
1/2 t. cumin
1/2 t mexican oregano
2-4 chipotle peppers en adobe, minced (you can find these hot, smoked peppers in a can in the mexican section of the supermarket. don't touch them!!! use a fork and knife.)

Cook all ingredients together in crock pot on low setting for 4-5 hours.

1 comment:

lori411 said...

Sounds great....can't wait to try it!

 
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