Ingrients & Directions

4 Cho-chos, mirliton, or 1 c Sugar
-chayote; peel, cut sm pcs 2 Limes; juice only
1 c Water 1 Lime; zest only
6 Whole cloves or allspice 1 Recipe for 2-crust pie

Preheat the oven to 400~. In a medium saucepan, simmer cho-cho in the
water with the cloves until tender. Remove cho-chos from the pan and
reserve. Discard the spices. Add the sugar and lime juice to the
remaining water in the pan. Simmer until thick and syrupy, then

allow to cool. Line a pie pan with half the pastry and arrange the
cooked cho-cho pieces in it. Sprinkle with lime zest and pour the
cooled syrup on top. Cover with remaining pastry and seal or crimp
the edges. Cut 2 slits in the top to let the steam escape. Bake until
brown, about 5 minutes. Cool before serving.
8 servings