Stuffed Sayote (Chayote)

This is a recipe of stuffed sayote or chayote which is done by scooping out the flesh and stuffing it with ground pork mixture and then baking it. Its not as hard as you think and you can make these even if only have basic skills in cooking.

To cook stuffed sayote; Parboil sayote in skin for 5 minutes. Then cut each piece in half lengthwise. Remove the seed and scoop out the flesh leaving only about half an inch thick left on the skin. Chopped the scooped out flesh and set aside. Heat cooking oil and saute the onions. Add the pork and cook until light brown. Add ham, chopped sayote, red and green bell pepper, eggs, salt and pepper then mix thoroughly.  Fill the sayote shell with sauteed mixture until almost heaping full. Sprinkle grated cheese on top and bake in the oven at 350 °F  for 20 minutes or until cheese melts. To see the complete recipe, scroll down below.

 

How to Cook Stuffed Sayote (Chayote)
 
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Recipe type: Vegetables Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 4 pcs big sayote or chayote
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 pc small onion, diced
  • ¼ kilo ground pork
  • 2 slices sweet ham, chopped
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 whole eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp, ground black pepper
  • ½ cup grated cheese
Instructions
How to cook stuffed sayote:
  1. Parboil sayote in skin for 5 minutes. Then cut each piece in half lengthwise.
  2. Remove the seed and scoop out the flesh leaving only about half an inch thick left on the skin.
  3. Chopped the scooped out flesh and set aside.
  4. Heat cooking oil and saute the onions.
  5. Add the pork and cook until light brown.
  6. Add ham, chopped sayote, red and green bell pepper, eggs, salt and pepper then mix thoroughly.
  7. Fill the sayote shell with sauteed mixture until almost heaping full.
  8. Sprinkle grated cheese on top and bake in the oven at 350 °F for 20 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve hot.

 



Stuffed Chayote