Recipe by kymba74
"A delicious and easy change of pace from the regular side dish. Chayote is a squash and tastes somewhat like zucchini. You can use green or white chayote. Add spice if desired, jalapeno is delicious."
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chayotes, peeled and cut in half
salt and ground black pepper to taste
American cheese, cut into pieces
I omitted the eggs and made this as a side dish for dinner. It was somewhat bland for our taste and the chayote softer than we would have liked, which would have been fine for breakfast. I will make it again and substitute pepperjack cheese and boiling the chayote for 10 minutes or less. Or I might add sharp cheddar and a diced jalapeno. This is a great jumping off point for learning how to use chayote.
Thought this was delish! I swapped the American for cheddar cheese but do think pepper jack would be yummy too. It reminded me of a cross between a hash and omelette, although the onion made it taste sweeter (vidalia). Would definitely make it again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chayote with Egg and Cheese
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 192
** Calories from Fat: 103
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