Enjoy an awesome chayotes, roasted veggies and lentil curry salad recipe from Abby Himes.
By Abby Himes
Have you ever cooked with Chayotes? I sure as heck hadn’t. I’d seen these grinning, green…things in the grocery store, tucked inside little plastic baggies but never took the time to introduce myself. I love the way it looks like it’s smiling at you – such a happy little plant. The skinny on it is that it’s part of the gourd family, grown in Central America (mine came all the way from Costa Rica) and is used in all kinds of cooking – Creole/Cajun, Latin American, Indian, Philippines and more I’m sure. It kind of tastes like yellow squash but firmer.Print
Abby can be found cruising her local farmer's market and co-op looking for fresh, new, flavors and sustainable options. She sees food as an adventure, and is always excited to try something new. Abby is also the creator and voice behind the food blog, Seaweed & Sassafras.