Showing Food Acorn squash
|Cucurbita pepo var. turbinata
|Acorn squash also called pepper squash or Des Moines squash is a winter squash with distinctive longitudinal ridges on its exterior and sweet, yellow-orange flesh inside.Although considered a winter squash, acorn squash belongs to the same species (Cucurbita pepo) as all summer squashes (including zucchini and crookneck squash).
|— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.