The Low-Carb Cream of Mirliton Soup

The Low Carb Cream of Mirliton Soup. Another idea do those delicious veggies we live to enjoy down south around Thanksgiving. Have a blessed day everyone. ♡♡♡♡

The Grecian New Orleanian


Mirliton, also know as chayote, is a vegetable that looks like a pear. It is delicious pureed, like in this recipe, and because it provides the thickness and creaminess on its own, there is no need to add extra carbohydrates by adding flour or cornstarch as a thickener. This recipe will yield about 6 -8 cups of creamy soup, and it has a couple of steps. I tried something different in this recipe by using grinded up pork cracklins and pork rinds,  to give this soup a “bacony” flavor, but if you are fasting, please omit the pork step. Here we go…..

Step 1- Boil your mirlitons.

5 medium to large mirlitons

enough water to cover mirlitons 

gallon size large pot

Boil your mirlitons on medium-high for about 45 minutes, or until you stick your knife in it and it goes in and comes out easy. Remove from heat, and…

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