Chayote Cheese Bake

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Apr. 16, 2011

Ingredients

Chayotes 6 Medium
Bacon slices 6
Onion 1 Large , finely chopped
Green pepper 1⁄2 , finely chopped
Cream and mushroom soup 10 3⁄4 Ounce , undiluted (1 Can)
Shredded american cheese 4 Ounce
Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Italian breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Melted butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Preheat the oven to 350 F.

2) Deskin chayotes, remove their seeds and chop them into half.

3) In a skillet put salted water and add chayotes to it and boil for about 20 minutes, till the chayotes turn soft.

4) Cool the boiled chayotes and wipe out the water and set it aside.

MAKING

5) In a skillet add butter and cook bacon slices in it till it turns crispy.

6) Put this crispy bacon on paper towels and reserve its drippings.

7) Crush bacon and set it aside.

8) In the same skillet fry greenpepper and onion in a dripping till it turns soft.

9)Allow the mixture to cool and add garlic powder, salt, pepper and soup cheese to it.

10) Add cooked chayotes to this mixture and slightly crush it using fork.

11) In last add mashed bacon and blend the mixture nicely.

12) Add this mixture to 2-quart greased casserole dish .

13) Blend butter and bread crumbs and sprinkle it on the top of casserole. 14) Layer the remaining bacon the top side of the dish. 15) Bake the mixture for about 20 minutes till it turns bubbly.

SERVING

16) Serve the baked chayote cheese with any dip of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
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Preparation Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1550Calories from Fat 721

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g125.7%

Saturated Fat 37.7 g188.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 234.3 mg

Sodium 3514.9 mg146.45%

Total Carbohydrates 138 g46.1%

Dietary Fiber 30.24 g121%

Sugars 39.5 g

Protein 78 g155.2%

Vitamin A 30.7% Vitamin C 309.6%

Calcium 207.3% Iron 41.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet