You don’t encounter a lot of recipes using chayote (sayote) fruit. In the Philippines, it is most commonly used to prepare chicken tinola. But chayote fruit can be quite versatile. Sliced into tiny pieces, you can mix it with ground beef and other greens to make a hearty and filling soup dish. In fact, if you’ve tried upo or bottle gourd, you will find that chayote fruit can have the same taste and texture.