Chayote has a mild flavor and is pale green in color. It can be eaten raw or cooked much like squash.
What to do when you want fresh-tasting salsa before tomatoes are in season? Blend a can of tomatoes with a chayote, then embellish the base with your favorite flavors. Chayote adds cucumberlike texture to this salsa, without cucumber’s distinctive flavor. Serve with chips, or as ...read more
In this recipe, chayote, which tastes like a cross between cucumber and zucchini, is shredded with potatoes and blended into skillet vegetable cakes. These cakes make an easy dinner that looks impressive but doesnt require much time. Once cooked, they should be eaten right away. ...read more