Stewed Chayote Squash

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Sep. 16, 2010


Chayote/Zucchini 1 Pound
Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
Onion 1 Medium , chopped
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , thinly sliced
Tomato 1 Large , seeded and chopped
Canned chipotle chili in adobo sauce 1 , mashed
Sour cream 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Cotija cheese/Grated / crumbled parmesan cheese 4 Ounce , grated


Peel and pit chayote; cut into small chunks.

Heat oil in a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over medium-high heat.

When oil is hot, add onion and garlic; cook, stirring often, until onion is soft (about 5 minutes).

Add squash, tomato, and, if desired, chile; stir well.

Reduce heat, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until squash is tender (about 20 minutes).

Remove from heat and stir in sour cream.

Sprinkle each serving with cheese.

Recipe Summary

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 711Calories from Fat 468

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 538 mg22.42%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.7%

Dietary Fiber 13 g52%

Sugars 23 g

Protein 18 g36%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet