“Smooth as butter, sweet as nut!” – Waltham Butternut
Sometimes known as Butternut pumpkin or gramma in Australia and New Zealand, Butternut Squash is a form of winter squash that cultivates on vines. Butternut Squash is a member of the gourd family in the cucurbita moschata species and is a close relative of the pumpkin. The flavor of the Butternut Squash is best described as sweet and delicate, making it a great addition to both savory and sweet applications!
Did you know?
- While technically a fruit, Butternut Squash is most commonly applied to foods as a vegetable.
- The Butternut Squash is also known as the “bell squash”, due to its cylindrical bell shape!
- According to Guinness World Records, the world’s heaviest cultivated Squash weighed 1,844.5 lbs! That’s a big squash!
We can source Butternut Squash in the following formats: