I love Spaghetti squash. It’s probably my favorite squash of all (at least of those that I’ve tried). It’s mildly sweet so it can make a nice treat if you add butter and honey or brown sugar, but it’s not so sweet that you can’t use it in a main dish like spaghetti. If you have never cooked a Spaghetti squash before, it’s really simple.
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Take a sharp knife and carefully slice it open.
Using a spoon, scoop out the seeds.
Make sure to remove all the seeds.
Place it on a cookie sheet or deeper baking dish with the cut side down and bake in a preheated oven set to 375 degrees. Depending on the squash size, it should take 60-90 minutes.
Using a fork, test the flesh of the squash. If it’s tender, remove from the oven. If it’s still firm, leave it in for a bit longer.
See that buttery yellow goodness? Mmm…
Using a fork once again, start gently scraping out the meat of the squash. It will come up real easy.
There are several ways you can serve this squash. I already mentioned the butter and honey or brown sugar as a treat and also using the meat of the squash in place of noodles for spaghetti but you can also just add different sauces, meats or even other sauteed veggies right to the squash before scraping it out. Try it different ways and let me know your favorite combination.