Buy fresh butternut squash online from London Grocery! These are best butternut squash in London!
How to Select Best Butternut Squash?
Look for butternut squash with a solid beige color, without any deep cuts or bruises. A little surface scratching is normal. Also choose squash that feels heavy for its size.
How to Store Butternut Squash?
Do not refrigerate fresh butternut squash because they will keep fresh for a month in a cool, dark place. But if you peel them you should tightly cover them and refrigerate. This way they can keep fresh up to five days!
Benefits of Butternut Squash!
They are packed with more than 100% of your daily requirement of vitamin A! Also they contain vitamin C, magnesium, potassium and calcium.
And as they are 87% water they will keep you hydrated! Finally they are good source of dietary fiber which helps to keep your weight in balance and lower your cancer risk!
Tasty Butternut Squash Recipe!
Butternut Squash Soup
- 2 tbs butter
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 chopped stalk celery
- 1 chopped carrot
- 2 cubed potatoes
- 1 peeled, seeded and cubed butternut squash
- 1 (32 fluid ounce) container chicken stock
- Salt and black pepper
- Melt the butter in a large pot, and cook the onion, celery, carrot, potatoes, and squash 5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Pour in enough of the chicken stock to cover vegetables. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover pot, and simmer 40 minutes, or until all vegetables are tender.
- Transfer the soup to a blender, and blend until smooth. Return to pot, and mix in any remaining stock to attain desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper.