Ginisang Sayote Recipe

Ginisang Sayote (Sautéed Chayote) is another easy recipe for working moms like me. It’s so simple and of course, you can easily find the ingredients. The vegetable is sautéed with garlic, onion, and tomato (along with ground pork). It is usually eaten with white rice.
Sayote or chayote is one of the members of the gour family. You can also use this vegetable as a substitute for green papaya when cooking tinola.
Try this simple recipe.

Ginisang Sayote Recipe
(Serves 4)


  • 3 pieces medium chayote, peeled, seed removed, and sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium sized onion, sliced
  • 1 medium sized tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 lb ground pork
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt sauce
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Watch this video for cooking guide, this video is courtesy of Panlasang Pinoy.

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Heat the cooking oil in a pan.
  2. Sauté the garlic, onion, and tomato
  3. When the tomato becomes soft, add the ground pork and then cook for 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. Put-in the chayote. Stir.
  5. Cover. Let boil and simmer for 7 to 10 minutes.
  6. Add salt and ground black pepper. Stir.

Serve with hot rice. Share and enjoy!

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