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sauteed chayote with garlic and herbs

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jo Zimny
Ithaca, NY

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.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For sauteed chayote with garlic and herbs

  • 2 Tbsp
    coconut oil
  • 2 lg
    chayotes, peeled, haved core removed and thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley, chopped, or 1 tbsp. dried
  • 4 md
    cloves garlic chopped
  • you can add other herbs if you wish to enhance the flavour.
  • 3 sm
    scallions, chopped thin
  • 1/4 sm
    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

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