I only started buying chayotes a few year ago, mainly because I had no idea how to make them. The recipe below is a fairly simple way to cook them. It makes for a nice light side dish when you’re having a heavy meal. I like them both cold and hot depending on the weather outside.
Ingredients1 tsp olive oil 1 chayote, remove seed from the middle and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1/8 tsp rosemary 1/8 tsp thyme 6 drops lime/lemon juice 1/8 tsp salt Optional: Parmesan cheese to top
1. In a small skillet, heat the oil on med-high heat. When hot, add the chayote, rosemary, and thyme. Cook for 5 mins, stirring occasionally (they will become slightly translucent and soft, but still crunchy).
2. Add the lemon juice and salt. Stir and cook for 1 more min.
3. Remove from heat and serve hot or cold. Optional: Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top before serving.