Mexican Chayote Salad

A flavorful and refreshing salad starring Chayote, a member of the gourd family, that can be on the table in 10 minutes.
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  • 2Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp each ground cayenne pepper and cumin
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 5 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 small chayote, pitted and julienned
  • 1/2 avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp finely diced jalapeño chile pepper, seeded
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together lime juice, honey, oil, cayenne, cumin and salt. Add radishes, chayote, avocado, jalapeño and cilantro; toss gently. Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered, for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1½ cups
  • Calories: 140
  • Carbohydrate Content: 14 g
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 70 mg
  • Sugar Content: 5 g