Christophine With Tomatoes
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:16:19 AM. Recipe ID 46111. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Christophine with tomatoes
Categories: 2-rlu, Vegetables
Yield: 4 Servings
3 tb Olive oil
1 lg Onion; chopped
2 Cloves garlic; minced
2 lg Christophine; peeled and cut
-into 1/2-inch cubes
1 lb Tomatoes; peeled and
1 tb Fresh basil; chopped
Salt and freshly ground
2 tb Unsalted butter
1/3 c Dry bread crumbs
1 tb Chives; chopped
1/2 c Parmesan cheese; grated
In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and
garlic and saute until the onion is translucent, about 10 minutes.
Add the christophine, tomatoes and basil, and season with salt and
pepper to taste. When the mixtue begins to bubble, reduce the heat
and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the christophine is tender. Stir
from time to time. Pour the mixture into a baking dish and set aside.
In a small skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the bread
crumbs and saute until golden brown. Reserve.
Preheat the broiler. Sprinkle the chives, cheese, and bread crumbs
over the vegetable mixture. Place the baking dish unter the broiler
for 5 minutes, or until the surface in bubbling and golden. Serve
NOTES : Christophine (chayote) is a slightly bland vegetable that
needs additional seasoning to enhance its very delicate flavor.
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