Recipe Details

Stewed Chayote Squash

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 1 cup

The mild flavor of the plump, pear-shaped chayote squash makes it a natural for vegetable side dishes.

Name: Amount:
lb chayote squash 1
olive oil 1 Tbsp
medium onion, chopped 1
cloves garlic, thinly sliced 2
tomato, chopped 1 large
to 1 canned chipotle chili in adobo sauce, minced 0.50
fat-free sour cream 0.33 cup
Parmesan cheese 0.50 oz

Peel and pit the chayote squash; cut into small chunks.


Heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic; cook for 5 minutes, stirring often.


Add the squash, tomato, and chili.


Reduce the heat, and cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.


Remove from the heat, and stir in the sour cream.


Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 105
Calories from Fat 45
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 45mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 11g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2 Vegetable 1 Fat