Chayote Squash Side Dish Recipe

Looking for an easy Chayote Squash Side Dish recipe? Learn how to make Chayote Squash Side Dish using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by operachristina

Makes 2 servings



"A simple and elegant, EASY side dish made from an exotic, but inexpensive squash. Paired with chicken or fish, it rounds out a weeknight supper."

Recipe Ingredients for Chayote Squash Side Dish

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 chayote cut into 1/2-inch strips
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon white sugar
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1 tablespoon lime juice

Recipe Directions for Chayote Squash Side Dish

  1. Heat olive oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, add garlic, squash, salt, pepper, sugar, and red pepper flakes. Stir together and cook 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Add lime juice to the squash mixture and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, until the squash is slightly wilted, but still firm and crunchy. Taste, and add more salt or sugar if needed.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Mexican, Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 120.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
88
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
584mg
24%
Potassium
147mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
6.9g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
1.0g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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