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Caribbean Calabaza and Chayote Ratatouille
Caribbean Calabaza and Chayote Ratatouille

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 6

(101 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 170
Protein: 5 g
Carbs: 29 g
Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 330 mg
Fiber: 5 g

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You'll love this twist on Italian ratatouille - its Latin and Caribbean inspired ingredients are sensational!
1 cup Calabaza squash, cubed
2 chayote squash, diced
2 Anaheim peppers, diced
1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
2 cloves garlic, diced
1 medium green plantain, sliced
1 cup chopped onion
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
1 cup orange juice
1 tsp cumin seed
1 tsp oregano, ground
1 tsp black pepper
1 Warm the olive oil in a large Dutch oven. Add the onion and cook until translucent.
2 Then add each of the vegetables at 2 minute intervals starting with the green plantains, Calabaza, chayote, Anaheim chili and red pepper.
3 Stir well without crushing any of the vegetables. Season with garlic, oregano, cumin, black pepper and salt.
4 Moisten the mixture with the orange juice. Simmer for 5 minutes or until tender.

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