Spaghetti Squash

22 Jan

I love Italian food.  I’m not sold on whole-wheat pasta though.  In an effort to stay with my WW points, I made spaghetti squash the other night.  I’ve only made it a couple of times, and kinda made it up as I went.  If anybody has “real” instructions on how to cook a spaghetti squash, please let me know!

Spaghetti Squash, finished

You may be thinking to yourself, what the heck is a spaghetti squash, here it is!

Whole Spaghetti Squash

I cut it in half, lengthways, then microwaved each side until I could shred them, about 10-14 minutes each. Then, with a fork scrape the inside of the squash.  The flesh will come off in little spaghetti like strands.

Shredding it

Top with sauce and cheese if you wish.  Enjoy!

About 1 cup of spaghetti squash is 1 WW point!

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2 Responses to “Spaghetti Squash”

  1. CB January 22, 2008 at 10:40 AM #

    wow. that picture is way cool. I’ve never had squash. what does it taste like?

  2. Alanna January 22, 2008 at 11:08 AM #

    Did you like this? Funny, just last night we were talking about spaghetti squash. I’ve heard several times that people liked it, so I think I’m going to give it a try. I’ll let you know what kind of recipes I can find!

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