Other names: Calabaza (Cuban Squash)
Availability: All year.
Source: entral/South America, Caribbean and the U.S.
Handling Tips: 50°F. Keep cool, dry and dark.
General Information: A blend of pumpkin and squash characterize the Calabaza. Brightly colored with a smooth, finely textured meat, this is a versatile addition to soups, cookies, cakes or pies. Use calabaza in place of acom, butternut, hubbard squash or pumpkin. High in vitamin A. Fair amounts of vitamin C and fiber, low in sodium.