Roasted Chayote and Goat Cheese Taco with Salsa Verde



Roasted Chayote and Goat Cheese Taco with Salsa Verde

Rick Bayless inspired vegetarian taco.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 tacos


  • 2 ea soft corn tacos grilled
  • 1 ea chayote cut up and roasted
  • 1 oz goat cheese
  • 2 tbsp salsa verde
  • cilantro as desired
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper as desired


  1. Cut the chayote into bite-sized pieces

  2. Add to a sheet pan. Drizzle with olive oil. Add salt and pepper. Toss until everything is coated.

  3. Roast the chayote in a 425 degree oven for 40-45 minutes

  4. Grill the tortillas in a grill pan or cast iron pan to get some color on both sides

  5. Assemble the tacos: Chayote, pieces of goat cheese, salsa verde and optionally cilantro and any other taco toppings you want like guacamole.

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