You may have purchased or harvested a dark green acorn squash and the skin turned orange and you wonder if it’s gone bad. We will discuss this here.
The skin of your acorn squash turning orange is not so uncommon.
We will be explaining why this is so and we will be discussing more information related to this. So, continue reading to gain some knowledge.
Acorn squash is a winter squash with a mild butter flavor. It can be eaten raw and it’s perfect to be cooked with different dishes. They can be botanically classified as a fruit. But they are as well considered starchy vegetables which can be used just like other high-carb vegetable.
– Cut the acorn squash open and observe the inner part.
– The acorn squash should not be moldy or slimy. If it is moldy or slimy. But if it has mold or slimy seeds, it means the acorn squash has gone bad.