Ham Stuffed Chayotes

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Mexi-Rosie

Chayote is a vegetable with a very delicate and subtle sweet flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 unpeeled cooked chayotes
  • 2 tablespoons fineliy diced onions
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 slice thick ham, cubed (1/2 inch)
  • 12 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • salt and pepper


  1. Cut the cooked chayotes in half lengthwise.
  2. Spoon out the pulp and keep the concave peel for later stuffing.
  3. Sautee onion in cooking oil.
  4. Add the cyaote pulp, the ham and the cream.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Stuff the chayote halves and add one slivered butter square on top.
  7. Bake on medium oven temperature (330 to 350°) for 15 minutes.

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