Spiny Chayote Squash is an heirloom variety of summer squash, a bit smaller and tastier than its cousin, it has a prickly skin. Dark green with crisp whitish flesh, it is used in many different cuisines.
Squash (Chayote, Spiny)
Spiny Chayote may be added to salads or sliced thin and served with a vinaigrette. It can be sliced in half lenthwise and baked, added to soups, braised or stir-fried. A good substitute for summer squash.