VST.0223.0550 VST.0223.0550

Neapolitan Velvety Long Pumpkin - Large jar

Azienda Agricola Vincenzo Egizio
€4.82 Save 10%

Net weight: 550 g - 19.40 oz

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Zucca lunga Napoletana vellutata 550g

COD: VST.0223.0550
EAN: 8052570770892
Nutritional values
Average values ​​for 100 gr
Energy value
106 kcal 444 kJ
8,47 g
of which saturated
1,18 g
of which sugars
2,84 g
2,3 g
1,85 g

Neapolitan long pumpkin, EVO oil, salt, onion

Tips and curiosities of the tomolo

The Neapolitan long pumpkin has the ability to grow to an extraordinary size, reaching 2 metres in length and weighing up to 30 kilos. For this reason it is customary to cut it into pieces and sell them by the kilo in the local squares.

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Neapolitan Long Velvety Pumpkin: nutritional properties

Long Neapolitan Velvety Pumpkin is a food that is not only delicious, but also rich in nutritional properties that are good for your health. This variety of pumpkin is rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals, including magnesium, potassium and vitamin C. The presence of fibre helps to keep the heart healthy and prevent cardiovascular disease, while potassium regulates blood pressure and vitamin C helps to strengthen the immune system. Long Neapolitan Velvety Pumpkin is also low in calories and high in water, making it an excellent choice for those who want to maintain their figure and hydrate at the same time. In addition, the presence of antioxidants helps fight inflammation and prevent premature ageing. That's why Neapolitan Velvety Long Pumpkin is an excellent choice for a nutritious and healthy meal.

From the pumpkin to the table: recipes with Neapolitan Velvety Long Pumpkin

Zucca Lunga Napoletana Vellutata is a versatile and tasty ingredient that can be used in many creative and healthy recipes. For example, it can be used to make a delicious soup with chickpeas, carrots and potatoes, or as a pasta sauce with bacon and cheese.  Thanks to its nutritional properties, Neapolitan Velvety Long Pumpkin is the perfect ingredient to create healthy and tasty dishes. Experiment with new recipes and flavours and bring the authentic taste of Neapolitan cuisine to your table with Zucca Lunga Napoletana Vellutata.

Long velvety Neapolitan pumpkin: Historical background

Zucca Lunga Napoletana Vellutata is a versatile and popular ingredient in Italian cuisine. Thanks to its soft and sweet flesh, it can be used in many different ways. The Neapolitan long pumpkin is native to Campania and has been cultivated in this region since ancient times. It is said that it was already known in the time of the ancient Romans, who used it to prepare tasty dishes. Today, the Neapolitan velvety long pumpkin is still popular for its delicate flavour and nutritional properties: rich in vitamins and minerals, it is a healthy comfort food that can be enjoyed in many variations.