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Calabash Squash Puree - caribbeangreenliving.com

The best and most natural Squash Dish

Squash is one of the easiest vegetables to cook and can be used in a variety of recipes, especially paired with other vegetables. This vegan squash puree recipe is simple, easy, and delicious.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 369 kcal


  • 2 scallions
  • 1 sprig of fresh parsley
  • 1 sprig of fresh thyme
  • 2 medium white onions
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil grapeseed oil or sunflower oil
  • 2 ¼ pounds calabash squash peeled, seeds removed and chopped into cubes
  • 1 cm grated fresh ginger
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • In a blender or food processor, chop the scallions, parsley, thyme, onions and garlic. Set aside
  • Heat the oil in a heavy-based saucepan then gently fry the squash pieces. Add the chopped herb mixture and the ginger. Mix well and cook over high heat for 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Lower the heat and continue cooking, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes more, until the squash becomes a puree. Serve hot.


Use calabash squash also known as West Indian Squash or Butternut Squash.


Calories: 369kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 6gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 20gSodium: 22mgPotassium: 927mgFiber: 11gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 3582IUVitamin C: 35mgCalcium: 58mgIron: 1mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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