acorn squash


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acorn squash
Cucurbita pepo

acorn squash

n.
A type of winter squash (Cucurbita pepo) shaped somewhat like an acorn and having longitudinal ridges, a variously colored rind, and yellow to orange flesh.

a′corn squash`


n.
a variety of winter squash having dark green to orange-yellow ridged skin and deep yellow flesh.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.acorn squash - squash plant bearing small acorn-shaped fruits having yellow flesh and dark green or yellow rind with longitudinal ridgesacorn squash - squash plant bearing small acorn-shaped fruits having yellow flesh and dark green or yellow rind with longitudinal ridges
acorn squash - small dark green or yellow ribbed squash with yellow to orange flesh
winter squash, winter squash plant - any of various plants of the species Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata producing squashes that have hard rinds and mature in the fall
2.acorn squash - small dark green or yellow ribbed squash with yellow to orange fleshacorn squash - small dark green or yellow ribbed squash with yellow to orange flesh
winter squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family with thick rinds and edible yellow to orange flesh that mature in the fall and can be stored for several months
acorn squash - squash plant bearing small acorn-shaped fruits having yellow flesh and dark green or yellow rind with longitudinal ridges
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3 pounds butternut squash, acorn squash, or spaghetti squash
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INGREDIENTS (Serves 3-4) About 1kg squash, such as a medium butternut or acorn squash, or 1/2 Crown Prince 2tbsp olive or rapeseed oil 4-5 bay leaves, roughly torn 2 sprigs of rosemary, roughly torn A small handful of sage leaves, roughly torn (optional) 1tsp fennel seeds A pinch of dried chilli flakes 175g Brussels sprouts 2 medium eating apples 25g sunflower seeds (or other seeds of your choice) Sea salt and black pepper For the dressing: 2tbsp extra virgin olive or rapeseed oil 2tsp English mustard 1-2tsp sugar 1tbsp cider vinegar Sea salt and black pepper METHOD: 1.
VitaMix Workshop," with Cassey, the NW VitaMix chef, shows participants what the blender can do and enhance their skills; menu: whole fruit margarita, Summer Blush smoothie, guacamole, acorn squash soup, fresh slaw fennel dressing, gazpacho soup, chocolate orange fondue, and Taste of Summer peach soy sherbet.
Roasted Winter Squash Soup with Apples and Bacon For a pureed soup, you'll want a winter squash that isn't very stringy, which rules out acorn squash and spaghetti squash.
FOOD SOURCES OF POTASSIUM FOOD SERVING POTASSIUM SIZE (MG) Sweet potato 1 medium 950 Acorn squash 1 cup 896 Spinach 1 cup 838 Russet potato 1 medium 759 Tomato puree 1/2 cup 549 Salmon (Atlantic) 3 oz 534 Lima beans 1/2 cup 485 Broccoli 1 cup 457 Tuna (yellowfin) 3 oz 448 Cantaloupe 1 cup 427 Banana 1 medium 422 Black beans 1/2 cup 400 Dried apricots 1/4 cup 377 Milk 1 cup 366 Lentils 1/2 cup 365 Kidney beans 1/2 cup 357 Chicken breast 3 oz 332 Prunes 1/4 cup 318 Raisins 1/4 cup 309
Some vegetables, such as collard and turnip greens, kale, soybeans, black-eyed peas, and acorn squash, also contain calcium, and many foods, including orange juice, almond, soy, and other plant-based milks, and cereals are fortified with calcium.
Then, enjoy a traditional turkey dinner with sage dressing, candied yams, acorn squash, mashed potatoes with giblet gravy and cranberry sauce for $35.
Acorn squash is best in the first month, while hubbards can last until spring.
Small acorn squash or munchkin pumpkins are nice here, sliced into half-moon wedges.
Instead customers can choose dishes such as crispy cod and spiced couscous with acorn squash and rainbow chard, or quinoa "fried rice" with baked tofu and choy sum.