Chayote Squash (Choko)
A type of squash with a pear shape and light green skin. The bland tasting flesh of Chayote is white to pale green with one small soft seed in the middle.
Chayote is native to Latin America, but is grown other tropical to semi-tropical areas such as California and Florida.
Chayote is easily cooked and goes well in stews and casseroles, and is also served plain, steamed.
Pear shaped squash with a thin green skin and firm white interior flesh with seeds in the center.