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                       CHAYOTES WITH CORN AND CHILES
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       Mexican
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2   c            Chopped red onion
    1       tb           Olive oil
    2                    Chayotes
    2                    Fresh Anaheim or poblano
                         -chiles, charred, peeled,
    1       c            Frozen or fresh corn kernels
                         -(cut from 2 ears of corn)
      1/2   ts           Salt
                         Pepper to taste
      1/2   c            Evaporated milk
      1/4   c            Grated Parmesan cheese
      1/4   c            Grated sharp cheddar cheese
      1/2   ts           Red chile powder, for
   In this dish, each vegetable beautifully complements the other. Serve as a
   vegetarian entree or as an accompaniment to grilled meats.
   Saute the onion in olive oil in a 2-quart saucepan.
   Meanwhile, peel the chayotes (chayote has a very thin skin and is easy to
   peel with a swivel-blade peeler), then cut each in half, scoop out and
   discard the seed, and dice the flesh. Add to the saucepan, along with the
   diced chiles, corn, salt, pepper and milk. Cover, and simmer gently for
   about 15 minutes, or until chayote is tender. Stir in the Parmesan and cook
   a few seconds until the sauce thickens.
   Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle with cheddar cheese and chile
   Serves 4.
   PER SERVING: 205 calories, 70 g protein, 20 g carbohydrate, 11 g fat (5 g
   saturated), 22 mg cholesterol, 487 mg sodium, 3 g fiber.
   From an article by Jacquiline Higuera McMahan in the San Francisco
   Chronicle. 6/2/93.
   Posted by Stephen Ceideburg
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