Spaghetti Squash Recipe
Facts: Spaghetti Squash Recipe is one of the oblong seed-bearing variety of winter squash. The colour of the fruit varies from orange to yellow or ivory in colour, orange having a higher carotene content. Now, if it is your first time trying Spaghetti Squash Recipe, you don’t have to worry about the colour of the fruit as it doesn’t effect the flavour at all (Just make sure it doesn’t have any soft/green spot on it).
Recipe for Spaghetti Squash
There are many ways to cook spaghetti squash. You just have to heat it up anyhow, whether boil it, bake it, steam or microwave it. And don`t get confused about cutting it or not. Cook it the way you want to, either in pieces or a whole.
Ingredients for Spaghetti Squash
|Spaghetti Squash Recipe for 3-4 Pounds Spaghetti|
|1 small spaghetti squash (about 3-4 pounds)|
|2 tablespoons butter|
|1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)|
|2 cloves garlic (finely minced)|
|1/4 cup finely minced parsley (or basil)|
|1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese|
Steps for Spaghetti Squash Recipe (Baked):
Steps 1: Preheat the oven to about 375°F.
Steps 2: Pierce the squash from various sides with the help of a paring knife.
Steps 3: Bake the squash for approx. 60 minutes or until you are able to peel off the squash skin( with the help of a paring knife) with little resistance.
Step 4: Once you feel that the squash is perfectly cooked/baked, let it cool down for 10 to 15 minutes.
Step 5: Now, cut the squash into two pieces (vertically) and scrape out all the pulp and seeds with the help of a fork.
Step 6: Taking the same fork genteelly scratch the squash to get long, spaghetti like strands. If you find the squash hard to scratch, bake it for another 10 minutes.
Step 7: Heat a suate pan (not too high temperature). Add butter and finely minced garlic cloves.
Step 8: As soon as the garlic starts getting fumed, add parsley/basil, salt and spaghetti squash strands. Keep on tossing for a minute or two.
Step 9: Sprinkle a required amount of parmesan cheese and there you go.
(NOTE: You can also add your favourite ingredients to give this spaghetti, your kind of taste.)
To know more about Spaghetti Squash Recipe you can also watch Spaghetti Squash 101 video
Enjoy your Spaghetti Squash Recipe with your loved ones!!