roast chocho shallot

Roast chocho with shallots

Category: Snack/side dish | Serves: 4

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes


4 whole chayote (also known as christophene or chocho)

1 tablespoon olive oil

150g shallots

1/2 teaspoon chilli powder

1 teaspoon garlic puree

Black pepper to taste

  1. Preheat the oven to gas mark 6 / 200 C / 400 F. Halve chochos lengthwise, removing seeds. There is no need to peel the skin.
  2. Cut into thick wedges and peel shallots. Cover evenly with chilli powder, garlic, black pepper and olive oil.
  3. Place wedges on a non-stick baking tray and roast for 20 minutes, flip wedges and roast a further 10-15 minutes, until golden brown and tender.

Nutritional information

Roast Chocho and Shallots