How to Cook Spaghetti Squash: Easy Recipe
You can prepare this squash in a number of ways, including steaming, baking and microwaving. Cutting the squash open and baking is the preferred method for many at-home cooks.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Resting Time5 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 2 people
- 1 winter squash
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- salt to taste
- pepper to taste
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees and line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil.
Slice off the top and bottom of the squash, and then cut the squash in half lengthwise.
Scoop out the seeds and discard (or save to roast them later!).
Rub olive oil on the inside of the squash. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Place them cut-side down and bake for 45-55 minutes.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool for a few minutes.
Using a fork, shred the inner walls of the squash, revealing the spaghetti-like strands of this aptly named squash!