Chayote Squash and Zucchini Soup Recipe | Yummly

Chayote Squash and Zucchini Soup

MADELEINE COCINA
8Ingredients
45Minutes
160Calories
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Description

Chayote squash is in the gourd family and is a traditional, common vegetable in Mexico that is eaten raw in salads for crunch, or cooked for a smooth texture. This Chayote Squash and Zucchini Soup is both hearty and healthy. This flavorful soup combines peeled and chopped chayotes with rich and hearty ingredients for a powerful palate pleasing sensation. There are so many powerful flavors in this soup, it will guarantee to warm the heart and soul.

Ingredients

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 onion (chopped)
  • 2 chayote squash (peeled and chopped)
  • 2 liters chicken stock
  • 2 zucchini (diced)
  • 2 poblano peppers (roasted, peeled, seeded, and cut into strips)
  • tomato sauce
  • ricotta cheese (or cottage cheese)
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    Directions

    1. Place a pot on the stove, pour in the olive oil and saute the onion until it becomes transparent, about 5 minutes.
    2. Add the squash and chicken stock. Cover the pot and cook for 10 minutes.
    3. Add the zucchini, and poblano peppers and mix well. Cover the pot again and simmer for 10 minutes on low heat.
    4. Serve with the tomato sauce and cheese sprinkled on top.
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    NutritionView More

    160Calories
    Sodium20% DV490mg
    Fat9% DV6g
    Protein22% DV11g
    Carbs6% DV18g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories160Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol10mg3%
    Sodium490mg20%
    Potassium590mg17%
    Protein11g22%
    Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate18g6%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars10g20%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium4%
    Iron0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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