Baked Calabacitas

These calabacitas are a great staple; you can use them in taquitos or as a side dish!


  • 1 lb Mexican summer squash (1 zucchini, 1 yellow squash and 1 scalloped squash), each cut crosswise into quarters
  • 1 T olive oil
  • red onion, sliced
  • 1 t red chili powder
  • Salt and pepper, as desired


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place squash in baking dish and toss with olive oil; season with the red chili powder and salt and pepper to taste.  
  3. Add onions to mix.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes, serve warm.
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