Microwave Spaghetti Squash

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Microwave Spaghetti Squash

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
5min
Prep
20min
Total

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Description

Dinner doesn't have to be complicated. Just cut your squash and pop it into the microwave. Top with your favorite sauce and additional veggies or microwave meatballs for a filling dinner.

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Ingredients
Serves 4
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1(3-to-4-lbs.) spaghetti squash
2 tbsp.Gustare Vita olive oil
Hy-Vee salt
Hy-Vee ground black pepper
Desired sauce, for serving
Desired toppings, for serving

Things To Grab

  • Fork
  • Large spoon
  • Glass pan
  • Large bowl

Directions

  1. Prick spaghetti squash generously with a fork. Cut squash through the center widthwise. Using a large spoon, scoop out and discard seeds.

  2. Drizzle spaghetti squash with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place spaghetti squash into a glass pan, cut side down, filled with 1-inch water.

  3. Microwave on HIGH for 10 minutes, prick more holes into the spaghetti squash and microwave 5 additional minutes, or until tender. Remove squash from microwave and allow to cool slightly.

  4. When cool enough to handle, scrape the squash strands from the cut side of the squash into a large bowl. Top with desired sauce and garnishes, and serve immediately.

Nutrition facts

Servings

150 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 60mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Protein: 2g

Daily Values

0%
Iron 6%
0%
Calcium 6%
0%
Vitamin D 0%
0%
Potassium 8%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Test Kitchen