Chayote Squash With Red Peppers and Ginger

Chayote Squash With Red Peppers and Ginger

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"This is a combination of several recipes I found. Thought it turned out well, so here it is. Great easy side dish with a little kick of spice."
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30 m servings 54 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 54 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.2 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 23 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter in the hot skillet, and stir chayotes, sugar, garlic, red pepper flakes, and ginger into butter. Cook, stirring frequently, until chayotes are tender, about 15 minutes; season with salt and black pepper.



This was my first time trying Chayote and it was pretty good. I did not know if it needed to be peeled or not so I peeled it.I cooked it exactly as recipes stated and sprinkled extra red pepper ...

This was my first time trying chayote squash and I enjoyed this recipe. I used less red pepper flakes, sesame oil instead of butter and chopped sweet onion instead of garlic. Also added a han...

I just made this. I gotta say, absolutely wonderful :) I would also say use a bit less red pepper if you don't like spicy.

This was so good… had like an asian zing to it. Mine didn't soften all that much but I didn't mind the crunchiness.

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