Butternut Squash has a sweet and nutty flavor, the butternut squash belongs to the squash family like the pumpkin. When ripe, the flesh turns increasingly deep orange and becomes sweeter and richer. It has a long shelf life and is a great countertop kitchen staple. Butternut squash pairs well with sage. Caramelize a few sage leaves in butter and drizzle upon roasted, grilled or even baked and mashed squash for an incredible treat.
Key Nutritional Facts (per 28 grams)
28 grams (g) is approximately equal to 2 table spoons (tbsp) or 1 ounce (oz).
Calcium. Amount: 13.4 mg. Daily Value: 1%
Potassium. Amount: 98.5 mg. Daily Value: 3%
Phosphorus. Amount: 9.2 mg. Daily Value: 1%
Vitamin C. Amount: 5.9 mg. Daily Value: 10%
Folate. Amount: 7.6 mcg. Daily Value: 2%
Vitamin A. Amount: 2977 IU*. Daily Value: 60%
* International Unit (IU) is an internationally accepted unit to be measure amounts of fat soluble vitamins, enzymes and hormones.
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