Chayotes Stuffed With Cheese
This heart healthy dish uses low fat cheese and a small amount of margarine.
||2 chayote halves
Ingredients and Preparation
|Chayotes (christophine), cut in half, lengthwise
|Low fat cheddar cheese, shredded
|Plain bread crumbs
- Wash chayotes and bring to a boil in water. Cover and boil at moderate heat for about 1 hour or until fork-tender.
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Drain chayotes, remove cores and fibrous part under cores. Scoop out pulp, being careful not to break shells. Place shells on cookie sheet.
- Immediately mash pulp and mix with cheese, salt, and margarine.
- Stuff shells with the mixture. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
- Bake for 30 minutes.