CALABACITAS-Mexican Squash: My childhood comfort food **This is one of my favorite Mexican sides; such a healthy alternative to rice and refried beans. To make it even a little lighter, go easy on the(Bake Squash Comfort Foods)
Technically, calabacita is Spanish for squash, but in New Mexico the word is generally used to mean this traditional dish made from squash. Calabacitas recipes are like green chili stew recipes in NM – everybody has one and it is the best.
Picadillo con Calabacitas y Elote (Beef and Zucchini)