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Banana Squash

The banana squash is football shaped and can get up to a meter in length and 15 kilos in weight. The flesh ranges in color from light pink to orange and has a firm-meaty texture and earthy- slightly sweet flavor. Cut in half and remove the seeds and bake or roast for a side dish or puréed soup or braise for a stew.


Winter/Hard Squash/Pumpkin


South America


Aromatic, Earthy, Sweet-Slightly


Firm, Meaty

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Dice, Mash/Purée, Peel

Cooking Method

Bake, Braise, Roast, Steam


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