Honduran Chayotes in Creamy Green Onion Sauce

Honduran Chayotes in Creamy Green Onion Sauce
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    12
    side dish servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large or 4 medium chayotes, cut in halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, divided
  • 1 cup chicken broth or water
  • 1/2 cup Honduran crema, 1/2 cup NESTLÉ Media Crema or 1/2 cup sour cream with 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper or more to taste

Instructions

PLACE chayotes in large saucepan; cover with water. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook until tender when pierced, about 40 to 45 minutes.

MEANWHILE, after 20 minutes of cooking chayotes, combine flour and 1/2 cup evaporated milk with wire whisk in small bowl until smooth. Warm remaining evaporated milk and broth in small saucepan over medium heat. Gradually stir in flour mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce comes to a boil and thickens slightly. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in crema, green onions, parsley. Season with salt and pepper, adding more to taste.

DRAIN the chayotes; place on cutting board and remove seeds. Carefully cut into 1/4-inch slices. Place in serving bowl. Pour sauce over sliced chayotes; serve immediately.
 

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 5g 8%
  • Saturated Fat 3g 15%
  • Cholesterol 10mg 3%
  • Sodium 230mg 10%
  • Carbohydrates 7g 2%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 10%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 4%
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 4g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.