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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.

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  • Servings: 12 side dish servings
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
This Recipe is: Low Sodium

Ingredients

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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.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 12 side dish servings
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 45
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 10%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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  • Difficulty: Intermediate

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