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Had a craving for Mom’s home cooking this weekend, so cooked up some traditional Sayote. It came out perfect! Here is the recipe…

Ingredients :
• 2 sayote (pared, seeded and sliced)
• 1 tbsp. olive oil
• 1/2 lb. ground pork
• 2 cloves garlic (minced)
• 1 onion (chopped)
• 2 tomatoes (chopped)
• 1 tbsp. patis
• salt and pepper
• water as needed (1-2 cups, I like it soupy!)
Preparation :
1. heat oil in a large pan, use medium heat.
2. Saute pork until it turns slightly brown.
3. Add garlic, onions and tomatoes. Sauté for a few minutes until tomatoes wilted.
4. Add sayote slices.
5. Season with patis, salt and pepper.
6. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until blended.
7. Pour in water and bring to boil. Cover, lower the heat and let it simmer until chayote is tender.
8. Season again to taste.
9. Remove from heat. Transfer to a serving dish. Serve hot.

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