Shrimp Stuffed Mirlitons (Chayote or Vegetable Pears)

Recipe by Molly53
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Parboil mirlitons/chayote/vegetable pears until almost tender.
  • Cut in half and scoop out the meat; mash and set aside, reserving shells.
  • Saute onion and garlic in shortening until translucent; add celery and cook until tender.
  • Add mashed mirlitons, shrimp, 1/2 of the cheese, and salt and pepper to the sauteed vegetables.
  • Fill the reserved shells, cover with remaining cheese and bread crumbs.
  • Bake until crumbs have browned, approximately 30 minutes.