Organic Hokkaido Squash (small)

£2.05

1 item or equivalent to 1 kg

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Description

A favourite in the Autumn months, Hokkaido squash has a thin orangey skin and orange flesh with a sweet flavour with hints of chestnuts.

Great in soups, stews and casseroles it can also be baked boiled, sautéed or fried. Due to its sweet taste, this squash can be used in cakes, muffins, pies and breads. It’s also is ideal to stuff and bake in the oven.

 

Additional information

Storage info

Store in a cool, dry, dark place for up to a month. Once cut – refrigerate.

Health benefits

Low in calories, it contains no saturated fats or cholesterol; however, is a rich source of dietary fibre and phytonutrients. Rich in vitamin A a natural anti-oxidant required by the body for maintaining the integrity of skin and mucosa. It is also an essential vitamin for healthy eyesight. It is rich in the B-complex group of vitamins and contains adequate levels of minerals like iron, zinc, copper, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus.
Butternut squash seeds are an excellent source of dietary fiber and mono-unsaturated fatty acids that benefit for heart health. Also,they are rich in protein, minerals, and numerous health-benefiting vitamins.
Any health content is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other healthcare professional.

Country of Origin

UK (Sourced from Spain)

Miles travelled to get to us (UK only)

80.4

Recipes

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Producer

Organic Pantry

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