Calabacitas con Elote (Mexican-Style Zucchini with Corn)

Calabacitas con Elote (Mexican-Style Zucchini with Corn)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 zucchinis, chopped
  • 8 ears corn, kernels cut from cob
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated Chihuaua cheese, or to taste (optional)


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir zucchini and corn into the onion mixture. Cover the skillet and continue cooking until the zucchini is tender, about 10 minutes more.
  3. Pour buttermilk into the skillet. Season the corn mixture with salt and pepper; stir. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low, and continue cooking until hot, about 5 minutes more. Sprinkle with Chihuaua cheese.

04/08/2018
Calabacitas con Elote (Mexican-Style Zucchini with Corn), recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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