Make those pear-like shaped chayotes you picked up into roasted chayotes! Bacon, cheese and cilantro help make Grilled Roasted Chayotes savory and delicious.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
4 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, quartered
1/4 cup KRAFT Zesty Lime Vinaigrette Dressing
3 chayote s (1-1/2 lb.), pitted, each cut into 8 wedges
1 Tbsp. KRAFT 100% Grated Romano Cheese
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
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Let's Make It
Heat grill to medium heat.
Cook bacon until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet, reserving 1 Tbsp. drippings. Drain bacon on paper towels. Mix dressing and reserved bacon drippings until blended.
Grill chayotes 20 min. or until tender, turning occasionally and brushing with half the dressing mixture for the last 5 min.
Arrange chayotes on serving platter. Drizzle with remaining dressing mixture, cheese and cilantro. Top with bacon.
Prepare using your favorite KRAFT Dressing.
Add 1/4 tsp. chili powder to the dressing mixture before using.
Chayotes are light green pear-like gourds used in many Latin countries. They can be different shades of green to yellow-white in color and have a flavor similar to melons or cucumbers. This mild flavored fruit can be eaten raw or cooked to make savory dishes as well as desserts.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 4g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.