Stuffed Mirlitons (Chayote Squash) Casserole

Stuffed Mirlitons (Chayote Squash) Casserole

George Adams

"This is a New Orleans-style casserole. It is similar to stuffed green peppers. It is mixed with crabmeat, shrimp, and seasonings of your choice."
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Ingredients

2 h servings 184 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 184 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 19.9 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 295 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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. Place mirlitons into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 45 minutes. Drain and cool slightly.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  3. Slice the tops off the mirlitons and scoop the flesh out, discarding the seed. Reserve the mirliton shells.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir mirliton flesh with shrimp, onions, bell pepper, celery, and garlic until vegetables are very tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Stir in crabmeat, bread crumbs, and paprika. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Arrange mirliton shells on a large baking sheet. Spoon shrimp and crab mixture into each shell.
  6. Bake in preheated oven until browned, about 30 minutes.

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Delicious!!! I picked up a few mirliton at the market, had some fresh crabmeat...started looking for a recipe and found this one, So glad I did, this is absolutely delicious.

I added a bit of fresh parmesan to the tops and they were absolutely delightful!!

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