Chayote Squash (2 pcs)
Australia

  • $30.60


Sold in packs of 2 chayotes (~400g / 0.9 oz)

Belonging to the same family as melons & cucumbers, the Chayote Squash is defined by its unique pear-like shape, with pale lime-green coloring and creamy white flesh has a semi-crisp texture that becomes succulent to almost cottony as it matures

It has a mild cucumber-like flavor, and can be added to salads & salsas to provide a crisp, apple-like crunch, or cooked and used in-place of a summer squash!

Seasonality

Seasonal all-year round

Pairings
These Chayote Squash are best paired with:

Health Benefits

  • Vitamin-Rich: Chayote Squash offers plenty of vitamin C and vitamin B-6 as well as folate, dietary fiber and is high in potassium! Traditional Creole medicine utilized the Chayote and its leaves to make a tea used to treat vascular diseases. Infusions of the leaves have also long been used in the Yucatan since colonial times in treatment of kidney stones.
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.