How to Bake Spaghetti Sqaush

26 Oct
 by Deanne

Baking spaghetti squash is a fun and easy way to be a FarmerChef.  If you have kids, get them involved in the part where you  “play” with your food by shredding the baked squash onto a plate and then topping it with this recipe from GamerKitchen chef, Luke.

Photo of Split SquashCarefully cut it open and scoop out the seeds.

Photo of Squash in Oven

Before turning the squash halves fleshy side down, brush them with oil and fresh pressed garlic.

Even if you live in city like I do, you can buy the your squash at a farmers market and place it in a tiny apartment-sized oven at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.

Photo of Steamy Squash

When it comes out steaming hot, let it cool until you are able to handle the squash and then scrape it with a fork.

Thank you Mother Nature for making a vegetable act like a yummy pasta dish!

For more  Winter Squash recipes check out Francine‘s posts:

What to do with all this squash I, II, III, IV, and V from our first fall of blogging. 

Photo of Shredding Squash


3 Responses to “How to Bake Spaghetti Sqaush”

  1. Mary Jane October 27, 2013 at 5:39 am #

    I think I like it better than the gluten free noodles for spaghetti. Much more flavorful. Will have to get some more to bake. We picked the butternut squash and had some this week. Real yummy!

    • realocalcooking October 27, 2013 at 3:23 pm #

      That is a good point that I should have mentioned in the post. It makes the meal naturally gluten free!


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