Foraged Red Prickly Pear Cactus Fruit
The Red Prickly pear cactus offers a high amount of antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C and a variety of minerals. This fruit also offers powerful anti-inflammatory properties and has been used to successfully treat type II diabetes.
Offering a distinct, nutty flavor described as more intense than broccoli, this pale, green vegetable looks and tastes like a cross between broccoli and cauliflower. Available starting in late summer.
Inventory, lb : 0
|Coleman Family Farms||Homepage|
Mild in flavor and varying in size from baby to medium to large, Mexican squash sports a pale green thin tender edible skin. Appearing nearly seedless, its tasty flesh is whiter and sweeter than zucchini. Shaped somewhat like zucchini, this variety is most often larger and more oblong.
Mexican Squash is available June to October.
Ideal choice for stir-fries. No peeling required. Add to roasted, sautéed or grilled vegetable medleys.
Calabacitas is a favorite dish in Mexico made with Mexican squash, cheese, onion and fresh garden tomatoes.
Mexican squash, sometimes called tatuma squash, is locally grown at Coleman Farms, Carpinteria, California.
Recipes that include Mexican Squash. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Simple Daily Recipes||Pasta with Mexican Squash and Red Bell Pepper|