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Stewed Chayote Squash

Per Serving

Stewed Chayote Squash

Makes: 4
Serving Size: a cup
Calories 105
Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 5 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 45 mg
Protein 4 g
Choices: Vegetable 2, Fat 1
  • Makes: 4
  • Serving Size: a cup
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 40 minute


1 lb. chayote squash
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 med. onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 large tomato, chopped
1/2 to 1 canned chipotle chili in adobo sauce, minced
1/3 cup fat-free sour cream
1/2 oz. Parmesan cheese


  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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