Chayote Squash with Onions and Panela Cheese

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Tanisha B.: "This is a great side salad. It is light and refre…" Read More
6Ingredients
240Calories
35Minutes

Looking for a punch of nutrients and flavor? This Chayote Squash with Onions and Panela Cheese recipe is one you will want to keep near and dear to you. It is great for those of you who are on a diet and trying to cut back on the sweets. This Chayote Squash with Onions and Panela Cheese is perfect for the mornings to give you energy for the day and the vital nutrients your body needs. Let us know your thoughts in the comments and rating below. We are happy to read!

Ingredients

  • 2 chayote squash (large)
  • 1 onion (large, cut into half moons)
  • 100 grams panela cheese (fresh, may substitute mozzarella, cubed)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt and ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Peel and quarter the chayote squash and boil in water with a pinch of salt until soft. Drain and cool before cutting into cubes.
  2. Melt the butter and oil together in a large skillet. Saute the onion, stirring constantly until it begins to brown.
  3. Add the chayote and cook for 3 minutes. Add salt and pepper, remove from heat, and let cool slightly before adding the cheese. Mix together and serve.
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NutritionView more

240Calories
Sodium9%DV210mg
Fat31%DV20g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs4%DV13g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories240Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat20g31%
Saturated Fat10g50%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol50mg17%
Sodium210mg9%
Potassium300mg9%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat180
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate13g4%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars6g12%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Tanisha B. 4 Jun 2015
This is a great side salad. It is light and refreshing and doesn’t have any overpowering flavors so it goes with just about anything. I like to serve this up when we grill steaks as a side dish and everyone loves it a lot.