On Top of Spaghetti (Squash)

by Sarah on December 14, 2010 · 9 comments

On top of spaghetti….*
*squash…all covered with peasI added tomato….*[*sauce (along with some Italian seasoning)]…and sprinkled some cheese.Popped it in the ovenThree-fifty degrees…It’s not very fancy…But my tummy was pleased!
But how did we get there?
And what else can we do?
Start with the squash, y’allPoke holes right on through!
Bake at four hundred…‘Til the skin gives with ease*
*About an hour or so depending on size
Then cut it right open…And pull out the seeds!Then scrape out the squash-ness…
Until you’re left with the shellThe strands look like ‘pa-sketti
A difference you can never tell!*
*That’s a lie, you probably can tell the difference.

What’s better than one squash?

Why not two or three?Saute up some yellow…
And perhaps zucchini?
Oil-packed dried tomatoes
Roasted peppers, too!
Mix ’em together
You’re now almost through
Add goat cheese or ricotta…
Salata will do
Parmesan and basilThis dish is a beaut!Infused with the flavor
Of the sun-dried oil marinade
You’ll swoon for spaghetti*

Save pasta for another day!

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{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

tehstotehara December 14, 2010 at 8:48 pm

YUM! Oh man, I might have to try that. What kind of squash is that?


Maria @ Oh Healthy Day December 14, 2010 at 11:28 pm

Smart Kitchen doesn't cut it anymore. I propose your rename your blog to Genius Kitchen.


Sarah December 15, 2010 at 2:43 am

I tried my first butternut squash a few days ago. It was pretty good but preparing it was a nightmare! Spaghetti squash looks much easier to prepare. I'll have to try it soon.


thehealthyapron December 15, 2010 at 10:10 am

That looks delightful! I have only used spaghetti squash in one recipe! I will have to try this!


atastelife December 15, 2010 at 10:21 am

I love love love sketti squash. It's different from pasta (duh) but it's a good kind of different!


Talita December 15, 2010 at 11:58 am

Cool! Thanks for share those pics! I've never saw a spaghetti squash inside! Love the color of the ready dish!


healthifiedhaven December 15, 2010 at 12:15 pm

Cute post! i need to use up my spaghetti squash soon.


Lindsay @ Pinch of Yum December 15, 2010 at 7:43 pm

I love spaghetti squash! I like the idea of baking it with cheese, too!


Missy December 15, 2010 at 9:44 pm

De to da lish!
I have to tell you..I kept reading in tune with the song even when the prep instructions began.
I "made it work"

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