How to Cook a Spaghetti Squash

TO PREPARE: Cut squash in half lenthwise and clean out seeds.

BOIL: Place squash cut side down in a pot with 2" of boiling water, cover, boil for 20 minutes.

MICROWAVE: Place squash cut side up in a dish with 1/4 cup water, cover with clear wrap and cook 7 - 8 minutes. Run fork over inside of cooked squash to get spaghetti like strands.

Scoop spaghetti from 1/2 cooked squash. Add 1 cup grated zucchini, 1 cup tomato sauce, 1/4 tsp each of salt and pepper, 1/8 tsp, crumbled basil leaves and a dash of garlic powder.

Mix well and spoon back into empty squash. Sprinkle on 2 tbs. grated parmesan cheese and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

When cooked this exciting squash will separate into spaghetti-like lenght and have the texture of firm cooked spaghettie, and only has 66 calories in an 8 oz. serving.

Source: Label off a spaghettie squash.

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