Firm and heavy for its size, turban squash is a striking bright orange, trimmed in a dark ivy green color. Bake, roast, steam, sautee, or puree this squash.
Resembling a Chinese lantern, the gooseberry is wrapped in a thin, papery, inflated skin. These very tart, piquant fruits turn from a pale green to an amber or gold color as they ripen and offer a flavor similar to a gooseberry or a tart green grape.
Inventory, 40 lbs : 0
This item was last sold on : 12/07/13
Turban squash is available September to December.
Firm and heavy for its size, turban squash is a striking bright orange, trimmed in a dark ivy green color. At its blossom end is a turban-like cap, thus its name. This very ornamental variety can measure ten to fifteen inches in diameter and even larger. Wrapped in a thin but hard shell, the fine-textured orange flesh can vary from mild to sweet.
Winter squash is an excellent source of vitamin A and offers a good source of vitamin C, calcium, fiber, and potassium, plus notable amounts of protein and carbohydrates. About 50 calories are in four ounces of baked squash.
Bake, roast, steam, sautee, or puree this squash. To store, keep whole squash in a cool dry place. Wrap cut pieces in plastic; refrigerate up to one week.
A member of the Curcurbita maxima genus, turban squash also grows in a dark green color accented with grayish markings or spots. Squashes are determined mature when their side that touches the ground has turned the usual color of the squash variety.
Recipes that include Turban Squash. One is easiest, three is harder.
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