Buttercup squash 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.
Buttercup squash is believed to have been cultivated by the Incas, and are thought to have been eaten in the Americas over 5,000 years ago.
1 wedge, diced = 130g
|Average Quantity per serving||% Daily Intake per serve||Average Quantity per 100 g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.3||0%||0.2|
|- saturated (g)||0.07||0%||0.05|
|Available carbohydrate (g)||14.5||5%||11.1|
|- sugars (g)||6.2||7%||4.8|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||3.00||10%||2.3|
|Folate (µg)||65||35% RDI*||50|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||690||92% RDI*||531|
|Vitamin C (mg)||33||83% RDI*||26|
|Pantothenic acid (mg)||0.50||10% ESADDI**||0.4|
|Vitamin E (mg)||2.38||24% RDI*||1.83|
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs.
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)
**Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intake
Source: FOODfiles 2016