Creamy and full of nutritious vegetables, 'chayote' (mirliton squash) lends the comforting texture to this delicious soup. A typical ingredient of the Aztec and Mayan cuisine, this vegetable is high in potassium and low in carbohydrates.
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
4 cups water
2 carrots, peeled and finely shredded
2 zucchini, finely shredded
1 chayote, peeled and finely shredded
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
2 tablespoons MAGGI Instant Chicken Flavor Bouillon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
- Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Stir in water, carrots, zucchini, chayote, evaporated milk and bouillon; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; add pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 130 Calories from Fat: 60 Total Fat: 6 g Saturated Fat: 3 g Cholesterol: 20 mg Sodium: 680 mg Carbohydrates: 13 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 9 g Protein: 5 g.
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