Chayote Zucchini Salad
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Chayote and Zucchini Squash Salad

Chayote and zucchini squash salad recipe - simple to prepare with just a few ingredients. Lime juice brings out the bright, full flavor of the vegetables. Serve as a side dish for the midday meal. or dinner. In Spanish, it is called, ensalada de calabaza y chayote.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chayote, salad, vegan, vegetarian, zucchini
Servings: 6
Calories: 39kcal
Author: Douglas Cullen


  • 3 chayotes
  • 3 small zucchinis calabacitas
  • 3 limes
  • 1 teaspoon of salt


  • Cut the chayotes in half lengthwise.
  • Put them in a large pot and cover with water.
  • Cover the pot and bring to a boil. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Slice the zucchini into spears.
  • Add them to the pot with the chayote. Cover and cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Drain the vegetables.
  • Chop the chayote into 1" pieces.
  • Arrange the vegetables on a serving plate.
  • Sprinkle the vegetables with salt and the juice from the 3 limes.


Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 397mg | Potassium: 372mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 215IU | Vitamin C: 32.3mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 0.8mg