What is a Golden Nugget Squash?
- Golden Nugget Squash is a small, round, hard-shelled squash with a brightly colored orange shell that has ridges. It’s about the size of a softball and resembles a round pumpkin. It has a moist and smooth, sweet squash flavor.
How to Eat
- Puncture with a fork if cooking whole, or halve and place cut side down in a cooking dish with 1/2 inch of water, cover and bake for 30-40 minutes at 375 degrees. Microwave halves for 6-10 minutes loosely covered, or steam. Delicious baked and topped with butter and a bit of brown sugar or stuffed with meat mixtures, cheese, or poultry stuffing.
- High in vitamin A.
How to Choose
- Choose unblemished shells.
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 March
Where are they grown?
- Product of U.S.A. and Mexico
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