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This Chayote Recipe Is A Great Healthy Meal Idea

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Turkey Stuffed Chayotes

2 medium Chayotes
8 oz ground turkey
1 small onion (scallions)
1 clove garlic
1 Cubanelle pepper
1 Bay leaf
A Pinch of Thyme
1/2 Sazon Packet (Culantro y Achiote)
1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
1-2 oz chicken broth
Salt and Pepper to taste
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp of parmesan cheese**Cut the Chayotes in half lengthwise. Put them in a pot with water and boil them for 25-30 minutes, until tender. Remove and discard oval seed. Using a spoon, scoop out most of the pulp, leaving at lease 1/4 inch shell. Chop pulp coarsely and set aside while preparing stuffing.In a nonstick skillet and at medium head add olive oil, Cubanelle pepper, scallions, garlic, bay leaf, thyme, and tomato paste with a little bit of chicken broth and cook for 8-10 minutes (untill pepper is soft). Add the turkey, Sazon and stir. Turn it to low, cover and cook until meat is done. Make sure to check the meat so it doesn’t get dry. Add Chayote meat and fold. Let the mixture sit for ten minutes and fill the cavity of each chayote. Top with Parmesan cheese and bake for 20 minutes at 400F.