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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 76.9
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.8 mg
  • Sodium: 64.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 2.6 g

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Chayote Soup

Submitted by: DECEMBERRAINE

Introduction

The delicately flavored fruit chayote is ubiquitous in the central highlands of Mexico. It varies greatly in size, ranges in color from white to dark green, and can have prickly or smooth skin. The variety most commonly available in the United States (also known as a vegetable pear or mirliton) has smooth, pale green skin that can be eaten but is sometimes removed.

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The delicately flavored fruit chayote is ubiquitous in the central highlands of Mexico. It varies greatly in size, ranges in color from white to dark green, and can have prickly or smooth skin. The variety most commonly available in the United States (also known as a vegetable pear or mirliton) has smooth, pale green skin that can be eaten but is sometimes removed.

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Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 scallions, minced
    1 small garlic clove, minced
    1/4 teaspoon minced small fresh hot green chile such as serrano or Thai, or to taste
    1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
    1 1/2 lb chayotes* (2 to 3), peeled, quartered lengthwise, and pitted if necessary, then cut into 1/2-inch pieces (4 cups)
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
    1 3/4 cups water

Directions

Cook scallions, garlic, and chile in butter in a 3-quart heavy saucepan over moderately low heat, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes. Add chayotes, salt, and 1 tablespoon cilantro and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Add water and simmer, covered, until chayotes are very tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
Stir in remaining tablespoon cilantro and purée soup in 2 batches in a blender until smooth (use caution when blending hot liquids). Season with salt.

Serving Size: 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DECEMBERRAINE.






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