Butternut squash



Nutrition Information*
Serving size: 1 c. (140g)
Based on a 2000 calorie diet

DV %

3.2
--
5.5
11.2
0.2
0
2.8
0.2


Calories: 63
Total Sugars: 3.1g
Carb.: 16.4g
Fiber: 2.8g
Total Fats: 0.1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 1.4g
Sodium: 5.6mg
*Data provided by USDA

Also known as a butternut pumpkin in Australia, the butternut squash (Cucurbita moschata) is a variety of edible winter squash with a yellow skin and orange flesh. The squash can be roasted, or pureed and used as a key ingredient in many soups, breads or casseroles. It is a nice source of potassium and fiber.


Butternut squash is often found in recipes that also contain anise seed, cauliflower, sage, spaghetti, heavy cream and yeast

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