Sauteed Chayote with Garlic and Herbs

Jo Zimny


Here in the south western US we get all sorts of different fruits and veggies and the Chayote is one of these. Most folks treat it like sqash, but you can use it any way you want. Be creative.


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10 Min
10 Min


  • 2 Tbsp
    coconut oil
  • 2 large
    chayotes, peeled, haved core removed and thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley, chopped, or 1 tbsp. dried
  • 4 medium
    cloves garlic chopped
  • ·
    you can add other herbs if you wish to enhance the flavour.
  • 3 small
    scallions, chopped thin
  • 1/4 small
    yellow sweet bell pepper
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Sauteed Chayote with Garlic and Herbs


  1. Melt the coconut oil in a heavy pan/skilled over medium to high heat. Add the sliced chayote and saute for a moment,then add the garlic and saute. Make sure it doesn't burn.
  2. Saute the chayote until tender crisp, approximately 3 minutes. Stir in the sliced scallion.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and sprinkle with the parsley or other fresh herbs.
  4. Enjoy!

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About Sauteed Chayote with Garlic and Herbs

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Hashtags: #Garlic #herbs #chayote

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