Calabacitas con Queso

Warming winter dish of baked squash and courgette topped with melted cheese

15 mins

45 mins


Also works a treat with: Parsnips, carrots or any root veg

Book: How to be a Taco Legend (p92)

Goes great with: Plain Rice (p206), Pickled Jalapeños (p160) and Salsa Verde (p182)

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Mexico is home of the squash and pumpkin, and all the various types are hugely popular there. Here we're using both squash and courgette together to make a simple baked dish that's a great winter warmer.

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15 mins

45 mins



Serves 4


Low Effort

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Green Veg

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Veggie Friendly

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

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  • ½ small butternut squash
  • 2 courgettes
  • 75g cheddar or mozarella cheese

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