Baked chayote

Baked chayote
Baked chayote

Are you searching for a fresh and delightful appetizer or side dish? Look no further than this baked chayote recipe! Combined this versatile Mexican cucumber with an irresistible mix of spices, seeds, and balsamic vinegar that will leave your taste buds wanting more. Follow these easy instructions to make your own:


  • White sesame – 1 tbsp.
  • Flax seeds – 10 g
  • Lemon – 1 pc.
  • Olive oil Extra Virgin – 20 ml.
  • Salt – 10 g
  • Dark balsamic vinegar – 5 ml.
  • Chayote (Mexican cucumber) – 2 pcs.
Baked chayote calories
Baked chayote calories

How to make baked chayote

Step 1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Step 2. Wash the chayote, then cut into large pieces and remove the seed.

Step 3. Mix spices, salt, sesame seeds, flax seeds, and balsamic vinegar in a bowl.

Step 4. Add the chayote to the mixture and toss until well coated.

Step 5. Place the seasoned chayote in a greased with olive oil baking dish.

Step 6. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until tender and lightly browned.

Step 7. Once baked, sprinkle with lemon juice and drizzle with olive oil.

Step 8. Serve hot or warm as a side dish for meat or as an appetizer with your favorite sauce.

Baked chayote

This baked chayote recipe is an exciting way to try a new vegetable that you may have never tasted before. With its unique flavor and texture, it’s sure to impress your guests at your next gathering or dinner party. Don’t hesitate, give it a try, and see how it adds a little something extra to your meals!