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The chayote is a green pear shaped fruit. The smooth skin has deep folds at the bottom. The firm chayote has a 'bite' like an apple. The taste is comparable to a combination of a cantaloupe melon and a cucumber.
The inside contains a large soft edible seed.
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Chayote tips

How to cut a Chayote?

Cut the chayote at the folds in half. Peel the chayote and cut in quarters.

Preparation Tips

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temp of Chayote

How to store?

Chayote is kept out of the fridge.
  • Delicious in a crudité.
  • Stuff the chayote & make an au gratin dish.
  • Great in a green salsa.

Origin our chayote

Chayote - Costa RicaCosta Rica

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