Stuffed Chayote Squash

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Appears in
Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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Chayote is a pale green member of the gourd family. It has a delicate flavor, somewhat like a combination of zucchini and cucumber. It’s lovely.


  • 1 2-inch slice Italian or French bread
  • 1 14-ounce package so


  1. Place the bread in a bowl. Cover the bread with hot water. Let stand for a minute or two to soften. Turn into a colander. Squeeze out as much water as you can, pressing down with your hand. Turn the bread into a bowl (you should have about ¼ cup). Add the soy ground beef. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the annatto oil, rotating the skillet to coat it. Ad