Chayote Squash Side Dish recipe

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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 chayote squash, cut into 1/2-inch strips
½ teaspoon salt
ground black pepper to taste
½ teaspoon white sugar
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

Nutrition Info

89.8 calories
carbohydrate: 7.2 g
cholesterol: : -
fat: 7 g
fiber: 2 g
protein: 1 g
saturatedFat: 1 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 584.1 mg
sugar: 2.8 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Heat olive oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, add garlic, squash, salt, pepper, sugar, and red pepper flakes. Stir together and cook 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Add vinegar to the squash mixture and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, until the squash is slightly wilted, but still firm and crunchy. Taste, and add more salt or sugar if needed.

Recipe Yield

2 cups

Recipe Note

A simple and elegant, EASY side dish made from an exotic, but inexpensive squash. Paired with chicken or fish, it rounds out a weeknight supper.

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