Definition of calabaza in English:

calabaza

noun

  • another term for calabash
    • ‘I did a search of ‘empanada de calabaza’, and received the following results.’
    • ‘For the main course we had grilled chipotle-glazed strip sirloin, gingered chickpea fries and calabaza melon slaw, all washed down with a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon.’
    • ‘If it still resists, remove the stem and position a large, sharp knife along the calabaza's length.’
    • ‘Cooked, puréed calabaza will keep in the freezer for up to 1 year, packed tightly in airtight containers.’
    • ‘Then add each of the vegetables at 2 minute intervals starting with the green plantains, calabaza, chayote, Anaheim chile and red pepper.’
    • ‘Pour the calabaza onto a large sheet tray and place in the oven to roast until the calabaza has softened and caramelized, about 30 minutes.’
    • ‘Add calabaza, carrots, chicken broth, salt and pepper to taste, and a pinch of cayenne pepper.’
    • ‘Although calabaza is a tropical squash variety, its popularity of use is increasing in non-tropical regions.’

Pronunciation:

calabaza

/ˌkaləˈbäzə/