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Vegetable-Stuffed Chayote
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Delicious blend of vegetables and parmesan cheese in chayote boat.

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 173.0
Total Carbs 17.3 g
Dietary Fiber 5.6 g
Sugars 5.6 g
Total Fat 8.6 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 277.4 mg
Protein 9.0 g
Sodium 386.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 2 Vegetables , 1 Meat , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 each  Squash, chayote, fresh, 5 3/4"
1 cup  fresh mushroom slices
0 1/2 cup  chopped red bell peppers
1 each  medium onions
1 each  medium garlic cloves
1 tbsp  margarine
2 piece  100% whole grain bread
0 1/2 cup  Cheese, parmesan, fresh, shredded
1 each  eggs
2 tbsp  chopped parsley
0.125 tsp  salt
0.125 tsp  black pepper
0 1/4 tsp  chicken bouillon
0 1/4 cup  cold water
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cut the chayote in half lengthwise. Boil in cold salted water, and then reduce heat. Let simmer covered for 12-15 minutes (until tender) and drain. When the chayote is cool enough to handle, de-seed it. Scoop out the pulp, then drain and chop it in a separate bowl. (If the pulp is too wet, squeeze between paper towels to remove extra liquid)
  2. In a large skillet, cook mushrooms, sweet pepper, onion, and garlic with butter. Remove from heat when they are tender, do not brown them. Stir chayote pulp into the mixture and add toasted bread crumbs, 1/3 cup of parmesan cheese, egg, parsley (or cilantro), and salt and pepper.
  3. Put the bouillon cubes in the water so that they dissolve; when dissolved, add to the stuffing. Spoon stuffing into the chayote. Put the shells in a baking dish, cover and bake for about 25 minutes. When finished, sprinkle the remainder of the parmesan cheese on the top and bake for about 3 minutes until the cheese melts.

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