Spaghetti Squash & {Feeding Toddlers with Confidence}
Recipe type: Vegetables
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Serves: 4
Simply steam the squash and serve the spaghetti squash {noodles} with your choice of pasta sauce.
  • Spaghetti squash, cooked
  • Marinara sauce or pesto sauce
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Sliced grape or cherry tomatoes, optional
  1. Slice the squash in half and scoop out the seeds and pulp.
  2. Reserve the seeds to roast if desired.
  3. Brush the flesh with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place the squash cut side down in a baking dish.
  5. Pour roughly ½-inch water into the pan.
  6. Cook the squash at 375 degrees and cook the squash for 35-45 minutes. Cook time will vary depending on the size of the squash and how soft you like your squash strands.
  7. Check the doneness with a fork, and remove when it is tender.
  8. Use the fork to gently rake across the flesh of the squash to remove the "noodles."
  9. Toss the noodles with pesto sauce, marinara sauce or a simple mixture of cheese, olive oil & salt and pepper.
  10. Serve the spaghetti squash as a side or main dish.
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