Chayote squash is native to Mexico and parts of Central America.
Chayote squash
Many cultures call Chayote, “vegetable pear” in honor of its shape. This light green squash can be served raw, fried, mashed, with skins or without. The squash itself doesn’t have a unique flavor. It has been compared to pumpkin in taste. This quality makes it perfect as a filler in salads, soups and side dishes.
Like many squash, Chayote flowers are edible. The seeds are usually discarded.
This vegetable is high in fiber and vitamin-C. These vegetables are also good in B-complex group of vitamins like thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin and minerals like iron, manganese, phosphorus, zinc, and copper.

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