What is a Carnival Squash?
- This festive squash with its cream, orange and green coloring is small to medium-sized pumpkin shape with a sweet squash flavor and smooth, moist texture.
How to Eat
- Halve and place cut side down in a cooking dish with 1/2 inch of water, cover and bake for 35-45 minutes at 350 degrees, or microwave halves in same amount of water covered for 12-17 minutes. Carnival is great stuffed with meat and vegetables and topped with cheese or served with a touch of butter and brown sugar.
- Carnival Squash is rich in vitamin A and C.
How to Choose
- Choose squash with hard shells that seem heavy for their size.
How to Store
- Store uncut in a cool, dry area up to 3 months. Refrigerate cut squash up to 1 week.
When are they in season?
- June through February
Where are they grown?
- Product of U.S.A. and Mexico
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