Healthy Eats: Baked Spaghetti Squash

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Prep Time: 60min
Serves:2

Ingredients:
– 1 small spaghetti squash
– 1/2 cup water
– 1 teaspoon butter (optional)
– 1 teaspoon olive oil (optional)
– fresh parsley, marinara sauce or other veggies, meat for stuffing (optional)

Procedures:
1 – Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2 – Cut spaghetti squash in half and remove seeds.
3 – Place squash face down in baking pan, pour in water, cover with foil and place it in the oven for about 45-60min.
4 – Remove squash from oven and allow it to cool 5-10min, use a fork to scrap the strands of the squash from the inside and serve.

Optional – Heat marinara sauce and pour over spaghetti squash or season with olive oil, butter, and use parsley as a garnish.

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In this version, I stuffed the spaghetti squash with turkey meatballs, green peppers, mushrooms, and butternut squash triangoli pasta in a three cheese sauce, delicious!!

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I put a little olive oil, salt, pepper, and parsley in this bake which makes for a great side dish.

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