Butternuts have a smooth texture, sweet & nutty taste... delicious & nutritious
Butternuts are low in fat & high in vitamins, with ample dose of dietary fibre.
Butternuts contain the mineral nutrient magnesium which is necessary for the functioning of the nervous system & muscles. Magnesium is needed for normal bones & teeth.
Butternuts are great raw - sliced thinly & marinated... its also great roasted with almonds & or crumbled Amaretti biscuits on top
Butternuts are thin skinned... can be cooked with the skin on
Grown & harvested at the Onion Vegie Place Katikati
Butternut are shaped like a large pear
Butternut squash seeds are packed with energy as they contain around 35-40% oil & 30% protein.
Butternut grows well in a sunny, well-drained position on a vine
Mushroom & Butternut Frittata
Serving size: 1 cup cubed, 205g cooked, baked
|Avg Quantity per serving||Avg Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.18||0.09|
|- sugars (g)||4.04||1.97|
|Vitamin A Eqiuv.||1114||558|
|Vitamin C (mg)||31||15.1|
Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research