New Zealand butternut 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.
The butternut squash is a Native American gourd that became popular in the mid-nineteenth century.
Serving size: 115g - 1/2 cup, diced, baked
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.1||0.1|
|- saturated (g)||0.02||0.02|
|- sugars (g)||2.3||2.0|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||3.7||3.2|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||642||558|
|Vitamin C (mg)||17.4||15.1|
|Vitamin E (mg)||1.5||1.3|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research