Agua de Chayote

(4 Servings)

Cook time: 30 min
Prep time: 10 min
Total time: 40 min

Ingredients 
  • 1/2 Chayote grilled and diced
  • 4 cups water
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 4 tablespoon agave nectar
  • 6 shiso leaves (optional)
  • Hand of Buddha (optional)
  • Salt to taste
Method

Peel, halve and scoop out center of chayote. Heat over to 400F. Add a little oil to a along tray and place the chayote face down and bake for 30 min.
Dice half a chayote and purée in food processor. Add to water with juice of lemon, agave nectar, a pinch of salt and shiso leaves and set aside to chill in the refrigerator
Serve over Ice with a shiso leaf and one slice of the hand of Buddha(if you don’t have hand of Buddha, a slice of lime will also do).

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