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Also called: Bottle gourd, white-flowered gourd, long melon, birdhouse gourd, new guinea bean, tasmania bean, opo squash

Scientific name: Lagenaria siceraria

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Calabash contains 14 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity No info Calabash do not cause any known allergic or hypersensitivity reaction according to our information.
Healthiness Excellent Calabash is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Refrigerator
Temperature +4°C to +8°C
Shelf life / Best before 7 days


Can calabash be frozen? Yes
Preparation Dice and package
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 14 kcal / 59 kj
Fat 0,02 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 3,39 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 0,62 g
Salt 0 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Calabash has a very low amount of fat. Contains a low amount of carbohydrates and no sugars. Calabash contains a lesser amount of protein and has no salt at all.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, vitamin a


Calabash contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities No info
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly Yes
LCHF friendly Yes
Sugar free (under 0,5g) Yes
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l calabash in grams 490 g
1 dl calabash in grams 49 g
1 cl calabash in grams 4,9 g
1 ml calabash in grams 0,49 g
1 tbsp calabash in grams 7,35 g
1 tsp calabash in grams 2,45 g
1 krm calabash in grams 0,49 g
1 kg calabash in liters 2,04 liters
1 hg calabash in dl 2,04 dl
1 g calabash in ml 2,04 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 0,23 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of calabash you need to run about 0,23 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 0,5 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of calabash you need to ride a bike about 0,5 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 4 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of calabash you need to swim for 4 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 8 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of calabash you need to workout for 8 minutes at a decent intensity.