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  • Butternut Squash

The butternut squash is a vase-like shaped fruit with a long neck and a round base. The skin is reasonably soft, easy to remove and it has a beige to yellow colour. The butternut squash has an orange fleshy pulp and has a sweet nutty flavour. As the fruit ripens, the colour changes to orange and the flavour is fuller and sweeter.
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Butternut Squash tips

When ripe?

Butternut squash is ripe when the skin has a dark beige colour and the flesh is bright orange.
temp of Butternut Squash

Storage advice

Butternut squash is kept out of the fridge. A cut squash is best kept in the fridge.

How to prepare butternut squash?

Wash the butternut squash and cut the stem off the fruit. You can use the squash either peeled or unpeeled, cut in pieces and use in a recipe. The seeds usually don't get eaten, but you can roast them and season to taste and eat them as a snack.

Preparation Tips

Butternut squash can not be eaten raw.
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  • Ideal in a curry.
  • Delicious in a soup.
  • Make; Stuffed butternut squash.

Nutritional values per 100 g

14 Kcal
1,7 g Sugar
0,2 g Fats
0,1 g Saturated fats
1 g Fibers
Squash has a low energetic value and is rich in fibres.

Origin EAT ME Butternut Squash

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Did you know...

  • Mashed butternut squash is loved by babies as their first solid food. It is easy to digest and has a sweet flavour.
  • Although squash is often considered a vegetable, botanically it is a fruit.

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