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Look for squash that feels heavy for its size. Avoid buying squash that are soft, wrinkled, bruised or dented.
The skins of butternut and acorn squash are edible when cooked.
Just like pumpkin seeds, the seeds of winter squash can be toasted and eaten.
Source: Save the Food
Winter squash have a hard skin and flesh. This group of squash species includes acorn, butternut, spaghetti and pumpkin.
a Winter squash helps you maintain good vision, fight infection and keep your skin healthy because it contains Vitamin A.
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1 medium butternut squash, about 1 1/2 to 2 pounds
1 1⁄2 tablespoons oil
1 medium onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
1 teaspoon salt
1⁄2 teaspoon chili powder
2 cans (4 ounce each) diced green chiles
1 cup grated cheese (try Monterey jack)
Makes 7 cups.