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    (Chayotes Fritos) A hard, green, mild squash, the chayote is another wonderful plant native to Mexico. The beauty of the chayote is that it takes on the flavor of whatever seasoning it's cooked in. Serve on the side of your favorite meat.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 medium onions, sliced
    • 2 chayotes, pitted and thinly sliced
    • 2 teaspoons dried or 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 82 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 14.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.59%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 15 mg 5.09%
    • Sodium: 337 mg 14.02%
    • Calcium: 11 mg 1.05%
    • Potassium: 10 mg 0.29%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.19%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.99%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 3.73%
    • Vitamin C 0.02%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
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