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Fruits of edible plants consumed as vegetables.
fruit vegetables [5] summer squash spaghetti squash acorn squash pumpkin autumn squash

summer squash click to hear

Picked when ripe, the seeds are removed and the flesh eaten raw or cooked; it bears edible flowers.

spaghetti squash click to hear

Derives its name from its cooked flesh, resembling spaghetti, which it can replace in most recipes.

acorn squash click to hear

Its smooth hard skin turns orange when fully ripe; the delicate, slightly fibrous flesh tastes of pepper and hazelnuts.

pumpkin click to hear

Used primarily in North America, it can be recognized by its hard fibrous pedicel; its flesh is widely used in soups and desserts and its edible seeds are dried.

autumn squash click to hear

The rind can be yellow, orange or green; often confused with the pumpkin, it can be recognized by its pedicel, which is soft and enlarged where it attaches to the vegetable.