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CHAYOTE — FRESH, RAW

Refrigerator
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3-4 weeks
Freezer
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10-12 months

Tips

  • Refrigerate in plastic bag.
  • To freeze: (1) Wash thoroughly, remove stem and blossom end; (2) Dice and discard seeds (3) Blanch (plunge into boiling water) for 2 minutes and chill quickly in ice cold water; (4) Drain off excess moisture, package in airtight containers or freezer bags and freeze immediately.
  • Freezer time shown is for best quality only — foods kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.

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