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eat 5 to 9 a day

Makes 6 servings
Equals two 5 A Day servings



    1 cup calabaza squash, cubed
    2 chayote squash, diced
    2 Anaheim peppers, diced
    1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
    2 cloves garlic, diced
    1 medium green plantain, sliced
    1 cup onion, chopped
    2 Tbsp olive oil
    1 tsp salt
    1 cup orange juice
    1 tsp cumin seed
    1 tsp oregano, ground
    1 tsp black pepper


Warm the olive oil in a large dutch oven.

Add the onion and cook until translucent.

Then add each of the vegetables at 2 minute intervals starting with the green plantains, calabaza, chayote, Anaheim chile and red pepper.

Stir well without crushing any of the vegetables.

Season with garlic, oregano, cumin, black pepper and salt.

Moisten the mixture with the orange juice.

Simmer for 5 minutes or until tender.

Nutritional analysis per serving:
Calories 139, Calories from Fat 30%, Fat 5g, Protein 2g, Carbohydrates 24g, Fiber 3g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 399mg.

Healthy recipes, vegetarian


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