Tropical Vegetables

Calabaza, also commonly referred to as Cuban Squash, can be described as a hybrid between a pumpkin and a squash. It is characterized outside by bright markings and inside by a smoothly textured pulp. They are popular in Hispanic countries, mainly Cuba and throughout the Caribbean.

Names: Calabaza, Cuban Squash, Green Pumpkin, Ahuyama, Zapallo, Abóbora, Giraumon, West Indian Pumpkin, Crapaudback.

Source: United States (South Florida), Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, South America.

Handling: Baked, Stir Fry. Used in Stews, Casseroles. 14 – 20 Days Shelf Life

Varieties: La Estrella


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 34 Calories from Fat 2.52
% Daily Value*
Total Fat .28g 0%
Saturated Fat .145g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 8.06g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%
Sugars 3.29g
Protein 1.1g 2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.