Recipes

Mexican Chayote Squash & Bean Salad

Submit your review
1
2
3
4
5
Submit
     
Cancel

Create your own review

Nino Salvaggio
Average rating:  
 0 reviews

Pronounced chah-YOH-teh, this versatile, native Mexican squash has a flavor reminiscent of a cross between a
cucumber and an apple with the crisp texture similar to a water chestnut. Use in salads, or as you would most squash.

Submit your review
1
2
3
4
5
Submit
     
Cancel

Create your own review

Nino Salvaggio
Average rating:  
 0 reviews

Ingredients

  • 1 Chayote Squash, fresh
  • 1 cup Black Beans, cooked
  • 1 cup Garbanzo Beans, drained & cooked
  • 1 tsp. Garlic, fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Red Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Carrot, chopped
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, seeded & chopped
  • 1/2 cup Tomato, seeded & diced medium
  • 1 small Serrano Chile, chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Corn Kernels
  • 1/4 cup Scallion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. Cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2+ cup Garlic Expressions Dressing
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded

Instructions

  1. Peel the fresh chayote, cut in half and remove the seeds with a knife or spoon.
  2. Cut into ¼” dice and combine with the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Alternately, if you wish to use the chayote cooked in the salad – blanch the whole, unpeeled chayote in boiling, salted water approximately 15 minutes or until tender.
  4. Rinse whole chayote in cold water, then peel, seed and cut chayote in ¼” to ½” pieces.

Notes

Makes 6 cups

Write A Review

Submit your review
1
2
3
4
5
Submit
     
Cancel

Create your own review

Nino Salvaggio
Average rating:  
 0 reviews
bg-private-brands

Nino’s

Private Brands

Premium quality and great value
available only from Nino’s.

Read More
bg-market-place

The International Marketplace

We work hard to maintain our vast selection of European meats and cheeses, Middle Eastern spices, oriental vegetables, kosher delicacies, halal recipes, Italian favorites and many other products our neighborhoods cherish.

Read More