Is a pumpkin a fruit or vegetable?
Technically speaking, It is a fruit because a pumpkin is a fleshy plant that has seeds in it and comes from a flower. It is from the gourd family.
Biologically, both pumpkin and zucchini are fruits. In a culinary sense, the zucchini is usually served as a vegetable course (in salty or savory dishes, salads, or as an accompaniment to meet), while the pumpkin is usually served in deserts (such as pumpkin pie), however pumpkin is also sometimes used as a vegetable in cooking (such as in soup).
Pumpkins are a squash-like fruit. They grow on a vine. A fruit is a a vegetable that has an edible substance around the seed or seeds. A pumpkin is a type of squash. A berry is defined a fruit with a ripened ovary. Technically a pumpkin is a berry just like a watermelon. It is a fruit because a pumpkin is a fleshy plant that has seeds in it and comes from a flower. Most…
Technically speaking, its a fruit. a) The seeds are housed in it, the same as an orange or apple b) When you eat a pumpkin, you're not eating the plant itself (like with a carrot, parsnip or potato etc), but what the plant has produced Strangely enough, tomatoes are also a fruit, while bananas are a herb