Chayote and Greens

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Chayote and Greens
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Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced thinly
  • 2 medium chayote squash chopped into large pieces
  • 1 cup chopped asparagus, fresh or frozen
  • 1 bunch mustard greens, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Wash hands with warm water and soap. Wash vegetables with water before preparing.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic, asparagus and squash. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Stir in greens. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes, or until greens are slightly wilted.
  4. Drizzle with lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

Calories, 60; Carbohydrate, 9 g; Protein, 4 g; Total Fat, 2.5 g; Saturated Fat, 0 g; Trans Fat, 0 g; Cholesterol, 0 mg; Fiber, 5 g; Total Sugars, 2 g; Sodium, 125 mg; Calcium, 256 gm; Folate, 255 mcg; Iron, 2.5 mg; Calories from Fat, 38%.

Makes 6 servings, approximately 1 cup each.