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chayote gratin

Keto Chayote Gratin

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Caribbean
Keyword: easy side dish
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 205kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A low carb cheesy gratin made with chayote is a great alternative to potatoes.
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  • 4 Chayote
  • 1 onion peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled and finely chopped
  • ½ cup cream, heavy whipping
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese grated
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • Peel and cut chayote like a pear into quarters and core.
  • Cut into long thin slices.
  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan on a medium heat and gently fry the onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the chayote and fry for another further 5-8 minutes until the pieces are slightly golden.
  • Add the cream and cheese, stir until the cheese has melted. Season with the salt & pepper.
  • Spoon the mixture into a baking dish and bake at 180C/350F degrees for 40 minutes.


The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.3g | Protein: 8.8g | Fat: 16.9g | Fiber: 1.2g