Chinese Zucchini 翠玉瓜
China

  • $9


Sold as a single Zucchini (~300g / 10.6 oz)

The zucchini is a summer squash and adds a fresh mild garden taste to many dishes like bread, soups and pastas. When eaten raw, they have a crispy, snappy texture. The flesh becomes much softer and more mellow once cooked. Great tasting and easy to cook, adding this summer vegetable to any dish will help you beat the heat!

Seasonality

Best from April to August

Pairings
Zucchini is best paired with:

  • Bacon
  • Cheese
  • Onions
Health Benefits

  • Helps Weight Loss: Contains only 17 calories per 100g (~50% lower than brussel sprouts, per gram), and has no saturated fats or cholesterol, satiating your appetite with its rich fiber-content
  • Heart-Friendly: Zucchini is rich in potassium, an important intra-cellular electrolyte which reduces blood pressure, and manganese, which keeps the heart strong
  • Promotes Healthy Eyesight: As a source of lutein and zeaxanthin, Zucchini can reduce your risk of age-related macular degeneration
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.