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Ground Beef with Chayote Squash

Ground Beef with Chayote Squash

Servings: 4


  • 1.25 lbs ground beef (lean)
  • 2 each chayote squash
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 8oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup Coco Aminos
  • olive oil
  • paprika, garlic powder, onion powder
  • salt and pepper


Pre-Cook (Mise En Place)

  • Gather your equipment: Saute Pan, cutting board, knife
  • Preheat your Saute Pan on Medium High Heat
  • Dice the red onion and slice the cherry tomatoes. Chop the cilantro
  • Slice the chayote squash in small 1/2 inch cubes

Cooking Method:

  • Add 1 tbsp oil to the saute pan, add the ground beef and red onion and saute until golden brown (cook for 10 to 15 minutes until the meat cooks through)
  • Add 1/4 cup coco aminos, 1 tbsp paprika, 1 tbsp garlic powder, 1 tbsp onion powder, and 2 tsp salt and pepper to your preferred taste
  • Add the tomato sauce and stir the mixture
  • Add the chayote squash and cook until they soften (5 to 7 minutes)
  • Then add the cherry tomatoes and cilantro at the end as garnish

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