Lou's Chayote Soup

50 mins (prep 30, cooking 20)
11 ingredients
4 servings
I bought chayotes not knowing what they were. On learning they are from Mexico, I made a Mexican spiced soup. It makes a nice start to a Mexican or North African meal.

Categories:  <-60-mins , north-american , mexican , soups-&-stews , bisques~cream-soups , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (121.82 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 173.22 Calories from Fat 64.8
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.2g 44.28%
Saturated Fat 2.49g 49.84%
Trans Fat 0.06g %
Cholesterol 83.24mg 110.98%
Sodium 304.18mg 50.7%
Total Carbohydrate 0.63g 0.84%
Dietary Fiber 0.09 g 1.45%
Sugars 0.05 g %
Protein 26.64g 213.15%
Vitamin A 93.71IU% Vitamin C 0.09mg%
Calcium 18.79mg% Iron 1.57mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
clove garlic, chayotes, fresh oregano, fresh cilantro leaves, salt and pepper