The butternut squash is interchangeable with the pumpkin in Australia, causing them to call it the butternut pumpkin.
When planting butternut squash, it is important to have a large area for cultivation, as the seeds can send out vines up to 15 feet long.
Though it may not taste good, the skin of the squash is edible! The seeds are as well and are best roasted.
Eating butternut squash can improve lung health and studies have shown decreased incidents of lung cancer.
This vegetable is often used as one of the first foods for babies, since they are tolerated by children because of the taste.
The butternut squash may be high in carbohydrates but studies have shown that since not all starches are the same, this vegetable brings a lot of key nutrients.
It grows on a vine and when the vegetable turns to a deep orange, it becomes sweeter, richer and more ripe.
They are often regarded as the winter squash, but are never grown in the winter. They are picked in the fall.
This particular variety of squash was developed at the Waltham Experiment Station in Massachusetts.
Consuming a small cup of butternut squash can provide an ample amount of Vitamin A, which is important for eye health and immune functions.
A round, deep yellow to orange type of squash plant.
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A spring vegetable in the genus Asparagus.
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A species of nightshade also known as eggplant.
A root vegetable, usually orange in color.
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