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Gratin of Chayote And Acorn Squash

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Category: Vegetables, Squash

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Chayote squash
  • 1 lg Acorn squash
  • 5 oz Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 1/4 tb Dried red chiles; minced
  • 1/4 ts Cayenne
  • 1/4 ts Nutmeg
  • 1/4 ts Garlic salt
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/4 Jalapeño; seeded and chopped
  • 4 Green-onion tops; minced
  • 1/8 Red bell pepper; chopped


Boil whole squashes for 20 minutes. Peel, halve, seed, and chop cooked
squash. One at a time, whisk cream, garlic, chiles, cayenne, nutmeg, and
garlic salt into eggs. Layer buttered 9-by-12-inch baking dish with half
the acorn squash, top with chayote squash, then add remaining acorn squash.
Sprinkle jalapeño, onions, and bell peppers on each layer. Pour egg mixture
over squash, and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until custard sets.

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