Chayote- TRIED IT! While the chayote is technically a fruit, it is often cooked like a vegetable. It is compared to a potato or a cucumber and can be boiled, fried, baked, or pickled. The plant is native to Mexico and Central America, but locals in Australia and New Zealand grow chayotes in their gardens.
How to grow the squash known as chayote, mirliton, vegetable pear, christophone, chocho etc (It has many names). A green squash known to backyard gardeners in Louisiana and throughout Mexico and Latin America and used in soup, stews, casseroles, and desserts. Success with just one crop will create love for it from now on.
How to Cook Spaghetti Squash: 1 medium spaghetti squash (about 3 pounds) Place whole (uncut) spaghetti squash on a parchment paper lined baking sheet Bake at 350° for 60-80 minutes Allow spaghetti squash to cool for 20-30 minutes Cut squash open with a knife Using a spoon scoop out seeds Scrape the flesh out of the squash into stringy noodles