Buttercup squash is available from December through to June.
Store in a cool, dry and dark place, when cut store in the refrigerator. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Buttercup squash is believed to have been cultivated by the Incas, and are thought to have been eaten in the Americas over 5,000 years ago.
Serving size: 111g - 1/2 cup, diced, steamed
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.3||0.3|
|- saturated (g)||0.1||0.1|
|- sugars (g)||4.0||3.6|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||2.9||2.6|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||477||430|
|Vitamin E (mg)||2.1||1.9|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research