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Butternut Squash

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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 cut a 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.

Recipes with Butternut Squash

Butternut squash rosti
Butternut squash rosti
Gambas on mango-butternut squash puree
Gambas on mango-butternut squash puree
Spicy butternut squash soup
Spicy butternut squash soup
Butternut squash rosti
Butternut squash rosti
Gambas on mango-butternut squash puree
Gambas on mango-butternut squash puree
Spicy butternut squash soup
Spicy butternut squash soup
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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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