picadillo de chayote (costa Rican food)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 39.0
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 4.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 2.0 g

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    3 light green chayotes
    4 TB of ground beef
    1 TB olive oil
    1/2 tsb. brown sugar
    1TB ketchup (for color)
    1/2 tbs.of Lizano salsa inglesa (english sauce)
    1 medium onion
    1/2 large red bell pepper
    kernels fo 1 medium size ear of sweet corn
    1 small tomato, peeled
    1 Scotch bonnet hot pepper
    1 clove of garlic, minced
    1tsp fresh cilantro
    1 TB fresh spring onions


using a food processor, or by hand, carefullu cube all vegetables. Saute vegetable, except the tomato , in olive oil on medium low heat. Add ground beef , then add teh chayote. The chayote will soften and shrink during cooking . Now add your peeled tomato . At this point you can continue cooking with your skillet or throw the contents into a crock pot at low and cooked for about 3 hours . If you desire the skillet, continue cooking covered on med-low unitl the chayote is tender to taste . Stir in ketchup and sugar and salt and papper to teste.
serve with white rice

Serving Size: serves 6

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ALEXNAVAS.

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