How to Prepare & Cook Winter Squash

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Mealthy Tip

When selecting the perfect squash for your meal, seek one with a hard rind and a firm stem. Avoid squash that is bruised or has soft spots. Feel free to go beyond salt and pepper when seasoning your squash. Try your favorite seasoning mixes or dried herbs.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 210 calories; 10g fat; 32.2g carbohydrates; 4g protein; 0mg cholesterol; 423mg sodium.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 Calories from Fat88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat1g 7%
Trans Fat0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.3g
Monounsaturated Fat6.6g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 423mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 32.2g 11%
Dietary Fiber8g 33%
Protein 4g
Vitamin A336% Vitamin C44%
Calcium8% Iron14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4


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Caro Hodgin says:

This is so helpful. I bought a bunch of squash at Trader Joe's but me and my husband have been too scared to try to cut it! The knife banging tip is genius. Thanks!

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Tal Levitas says:

I've always been afraid to work with winter squash. They're heavy, hard to work with and unwieldy. Now, this video shows me how to do it without hurting myself. A+ I'm a big fan.

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Sam Dalton says:

I made the delicata squash and it turned out great. I used the squash to make a carbonara-style pasta with the ribbon spirals. Very delicious.

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Jessica Scott says:

This is amazing! I've only ever experimented with spaghetti squash until now. These steps are so perfect! My roasted butternut and acorn squash turned out incredible. Thank you!

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Greg Jones says:

I tried the quick and easy Kabocha. This is a great tasting squash. I love it roasted and sometime add a few spices when I make it. Good video explaining the steps for all of the squash dishes.

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Hinda K. Greenberg says:

I make hard squash as long as I can get them. This is very helpful, especially for the first timers. I will definitely do the ribbons this time. Thank you!!