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What is Delicata Squash?

You can find the freshest Delicata Squash in Heinen’s Produce Department. Check out our other favorite unique items by clicking here.

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  • Locally grown in Ohio
  • Beloved for its delicate, edible skin
  • Features a creamy, sweet yellow flesh
  • Great source of potassium and dietary fiber
  • Belongs to the same family as yellow summer squash and zucchini, although it is commonly categorized as a winter squash
  • Extremely versatile, it can be stuffed and baked, steamed, roasted or sautéed
  • To prepare, slice it in half and scoop out the seeds
  • Seeds can be roasted, similarly to pumpkin seeds
  • Can be stored for up to 3 months in a cool, dry place
  • Avoid refrigeration