Can you eat the skin of winter squash?


Yes, the skin of all winter squash is edible. Some varieties such as Delicata Squash, have a thinner skin with a nice snappy texture, allowing preparation of the squash to be quick, easy, and delicious. The thick skin on certain winter squash varieties will determine the cooking method of the squash if you desire to eat the skin. With some varieties, peeling the skin off is the best way to show case the texture and flavor of the flesh.

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