Chayote Salad
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The perfect Quick and Easy Chayote Salad

A Quick and Easy Chayote Salad to make for dinner. Chayote, also known as mirliton, chocho, christophine, sayote, etc. is a vegetable with many significant health benefits. It is low in calories and contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Chayote is the perfect vegetable side dish to complete your meal. It is also an excellent source of antioxidants.

Chayote Salad
Chayote Salad

Served as a side dish or main course if you follow a vegan diet, this Quick and Easy Chayote Salad. The Chayote is slightly cooked and tossed with a mixture of Champagne vinegar and fresh herbs and spices to create an aromatic vinaigrette.

Chayote Salad
Chayote Salad

Crunchy chayote tossed in a vinaigrette to create a quick and easy salad. This Chayote recipe is an easy and simple salad that will complement your meal. Serve it with your favorite main course.

For a more exciting taste, add any of the Noubess Gourmet Hot Sauce to the vinaigrette. The hot sauce will add not only flavor, but the aroma will be a bit fruity and spicy. Just the condiment to make this beautiful side dish a winner.

Chayote Salad

Quick and Easy Chayote Salad

Crunchy chayote tossed in a vinaigrette to create a quick and easy salad. An easy and simple salad that will compliment your meal. Serve it with your favorite main course.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish, Side Dishes
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 114 kcal


  • 2 chayotes

For the Vinaigrette:

  • 1 tablespoon Champagne vinegar or white vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 shallot chopped finely
  • 1 whole garlic crushed/chopped finely
  • 2 scallions sliced thin
  • 1/8 teaspoon Noubess Hot Sauce
  • Season with salt and pepper


  • Cut/slice the chayote in half (lengthwise). Remove the core, and with a knife peel the skin. Slice chayote in cubes.
  • Cook the chayote cubes in salted water for 10 – 15 minutes. Do not overcook. Make sure the chayote cubes are still crunchy.
  • While the Chayote is cooking, prepare the vinaigrette by mixing, the vinegar, oil, shallot, garlic, scallions, Noubess Hot Sauce, salt and pepper.
  • Remove the Chayote cubes and drain well. Place in a bowl and tossed with vinaigrette. Serve immediately.


Do not overcook the chayote cubes. They must be crunchy.


Serving: 1gramsCalories: 114kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 1gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gSodium: 4mgPotassium: 125mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 60IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

Keyword chayote, chocho, christophine, easy vegetables dish, mirliton, vegan
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