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About Tatuma squash

Tatuma squash is a vegetable that can be harvested in the winter or summer. It is also known by other names, including white Mexican squash, Tatume, and Calabacita. This squash grows on a vining plant. The taste of Tatuma squash is mild, sweet, and often compared to zucchini. However, most people find that Tatuma squash has a drier and meatier texture than zucchini. Tatuma squash is a popular ingredient in a range of Latin American and Southwestern recipes. This versatile vegetable can be served as a side dish or added to a casserole.

The appearance of Tatuma squash varies based on when it is harvested. The summer variety is green with an oval or round shape, and it has distinctive stripes. Some say that the summer Tatuma squash resembles a small pumpkin or watermelon. The winter Tatuma squash typically grows to six to eight inches in diameter and has a golden yellow hue.

Tatuma squash is also an excellent source of potassium, potassium, phosphorous, and magnesium.  

Whether you've enjoyed Tatuma squash in the past or want to try it for the very first time, you'll find that it's easy to fill your cart through the Instacart app with one or more of these healthy and delicious vegetables. When you do, you can get your groceries delivered the same day!

Here are some more interesting facts about Tatuma squash:
  • This vegetable is native to Mexico and grows best in hot climates.
  • Varieties of Tatuma squash have been grown for at least eight thousand years.
  • Tatuma vines grow to lengths of ten to twelve feet.
  • One 100g serving of Tatuma squash has 19.8 calories, 0.2 grams of fat, 4.2 grams of carbs, and 1.5 grams of protein.

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FAQs About Tatuma Squash

The summertime variety should be stored in a refrigerator's crisper drawer, where it will stay fresh for roughly one week. The winter variety should be stored in dry and cool locations, such as pantries. When stored this way, they should remain fresh for about a week.

Since they may be harvested in the summer or winter, they are in season twice per year. Winter squash features harder, denser skin and sweeter, firmer flesh than summer varieties. These vegetables can be found all year round. Tatuma squash is a part of the Cucurbitaceae family, and it's grown in Texas and Mexico. It is less prevalent in other places.

When you add Tatuma squash to your cart today, you'll be able to get these delicious vegetables and other groceries without needing to leave the house and browse store aisles. You'll also save time and money. So, why not use the Instacart app today? It's a great way to get what you want delivered to your door in as little as 2 hours!
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