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Lesser known than the classic pumpkin, the Butternut pumpkin has the shape of a gigantic pear, weighing no more than one kilogram. It is particularly spread in the Anglo-Saxon countries, especially in the USA and southern Africa.
Rich in beta-carotene and vitamin A, it is valuable for the eyesight, exerts an anti-tumour action, strengthens the hair and exerts a regenerating action on the skin. Containing magnesium, it is essential for brain wellness and for the correct functioning of the system cardiovascular and nervous.
It has a sweet pulp and is perfect for creams or pureed soups. excellent if cooked in the oven with aromatic herbs, spices, oilseeds and dried fruit.