The good stuff
Like others in the squash family, it is rich in beta-carotene, which is widely reported to protect against certain types of cancer. It’s also rich in potassium, which has been shown to promote heart health by regulating blood pressure.
How to eat?
When roasted, it gets even sweeter, making it a lovely side dish with spinach. Also, try mashing with potato and a touch of garlic or add to soups and stews.