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Honduran Chayotes in Creamy Green Onion Sauce

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Honduran Chayotes in Creamy Green Onion Sauce is a flavorful side dish or vegetarian main entrée. Chayote is actually a fruit but for culinary purposes it is often handled like a squash or a gourd. The white sauce is made with Honduran sour cream.

10 mins. to Prepare

40 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

50 mins. Total

Servings: 12 side dish servings

Difficulty: Intermediate

This recipe is: Low Sodium

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Directions

PLACE chayotes in large saucepan; cover with water. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook until tender when pierced, about 40 to 45 minutes.

MEANWHILE, after 20 minutes of cooking chayotes, combine flour and 1/2 cup evaporated milk with wire whisk in small bowl until smooth. Warm remaining evaporated milk and broth in small saucepan over medium heat. Gradually stir in flour mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce comes to a boil and thickens slightly. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in crema, green onions, parsley. Season with salt and pepper, adding more to taste.

DRAIN the chayotes; place on cutting board and remove seeds. Carefully cut into 1/4-inch slices. Place in serving bowl. Pour sauce over sliced chayotes; serve immediately.
Amount Per Serving
Servings: 12 side dish servings
Calories100
Calories from Fat45
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 230mg10%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C10%
Calcium10%
Iron4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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this was really a wonderful recipe...! i just mixed the sauce together with the chayotes and topped it off with breadcrumbs and cheese. wonderful...!!!

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