Chayote cream with corn, easy and healthy recipe

The chayote cream with corn is a vegetable recipe. Therefore, it is ideal for those who do not want to eat meat.

It is a very easy preparation to make with chayotes and corn. A perfect combination to enjoy this delicious dish. It is a perfect meal for the whole family. In addition, it is very healthy and digestive.

Chayote cream with corn, easy seasonal recipe

We love cooking with chayotes and this preparation is one of our favorites. It is a very easy cream to make and that the whole family likes.

These types of creams are prepared in a short time and complement our nutritional needs in an extraordinary way.

In addition, we bring the gastronomy of Mexico to our kitchen. A fantastic, delicious and healthy idea.

A healthy recipe

We love Mexican cuisine, it has an identity stamp that makes it unique. The ingredients of this delicious cream have nutritional properties that make them essential in our diet.  

Chayote benefits

The star of this dish is chayote , an ingredient that is ideal to incorporate into our regular diet.

The benefits of chayote are varied and contrasted. It is an excellent source of fiber, vitamin B2, iron, and potassium.

It is also an ingredient that, along with other fruits and vegetables, is ideal for weight loss diets . The reason is that it gives us few calories and a lot of water.

In addition, it helps us fight constipation, prevent anemia, regulate cholesterol and blood pressure.

Corn benefits

Corn is another star ingredient in this dish and in Mexican cuisine in general.

Among its benefits we can highlight that it is ideal to help us avoid the risk of high blood pressure . Also, it gives us energy and is suitable for celiacs.

When to take the cream of chayote with corn?

It is a light dish to have at dinner or a light meal. A delicious and healthy dish to have on our menu.

Chayote cream with corn

The chayote cream with corn is a vegetarian recipe. Therefore, it is ideal for those who do not want to eat meat.

 Recipe type Main dish
 Recipe type Mexican
 Main fruit Chayote
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 Preparation time 30 minutes
 Total time 30 minutes
 For how many people? personas


  • tablespoon of butter
  • ¼ onion
  • cup of vegetable broth
  • clove of garlic
  • ear of corn
  • chayotes
  • cup of milk
  • cup of evaporated milk
  • handful of sliced ​​almonds
  • Cilantro o epazote
  • bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper

Recipe preparation

  1. First of all, we have to prepare the corn. If we are going to extract the corn from an ear, we will use a knife to extract all the grains. Next, we cut the onion and garlic into very small pieces and set aside.

  2. Likewise, we peel the chayotes, peel them and cut them into pieces.

  3. First, melt the butter over medium heat in a saucepan. Next we add the corn and the almond. We booked.

  4. In the next step, we cook the onion and garlic with the butter. We cook until it begins to brown.

  5. Next, we place the chayotes until they are soft.

  6. Later, add the milk, the evaporated milk, the vegetable broth and the coriander. When it starts to boil, add the bay leaf. Season and cook for 20 minutes.

  7. Before removing, add half of the almonds and corn that we reserved and stir for a minute.

  8. Remove from the heat and grind all the content until you get a homogeneous cream.

  9. Finally, it only remains to serve on the plates and add the corn and almonds that we reserve.

Recipe Notes

We can substitute coriander for a typical Mexican spice called epazote. It is ideal to add to these typical Mexican recipes.

Recipe tips

Before grinding, remove the bay leaf. You can strain the result if you like the result finer.

If we want to make this recipe for more people, we have to increase the amount of ingredients proportionally.

Corn or corn can be added from a can to this type of cream. However, we always recommend cooking from the raw cob.

With regard to the vegetable broth, the ideal is that it be homemade in our kitchen . However, we can use purchased, but we always recommend that it be an artisan product, of quality and if possible, low in salt.

If we have high blood pressure problems, we recommend lowering the amount of salt or eliminating it , as with the spices that we add. Therefore, the cream is sure to come out tasty. Likewise, the pepper is better that we have it in profit and that we can mole it before incorporating it in these recipes.

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The list of ingredients is ideal that they are of quality, it is the basis of this type of cream.

The only thing left is to enjoy this chayote cream with corn and savor Mexican cuisine in our kitchen. I hope you like it.

Ellie Lauderdale

My name is Ellie Lauderdale, MD and I am USA based professional Nutritionist .

I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and board certified specialist in sports dietetics who is trained in integrative medicine. I have worked with hundreds of clients, from those suffering with chronic disease to professional and olympian athletes. My goal is to help optimize you from the inside so that you can feel, perform, and look your best on the outside.

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