Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Herbs

Posted on March 3, 2015 | Leave a comment

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There are a lot of great gluten-free pasta options out there, but have you considered using a veggie as a pasta alternative? This recipe substitutes calorie-dense pasta with a healthy and nutritious vegetable that will ultimately leave you with a light, fresh, and happy feeling. Plus, it’s fun to make!

Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Herbs
Servings
2
Servings
2
Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Herbs
Servings
2
Servings
2
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 375°.
  2. Pierce the squash in several places with a fork. Microwave whole squash on high for 10 minutes.
  3. Place whole squash on glass baking sheet and roast for 1 hour or until tender.
  4. Let cool for 5 – 10 minutes, cut in half lengthwise and scrape the insides with a fork to remove the long strands of flesh. Transfer to a bowl.
  5. In a skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add tomatoes and sauté for 1 minute. Turn off heat and add spaghetti squash, basil, oregano and salt. Gently combine ingredients.
  6. Divide between two bowls and top with pine nuts and cheese and salt and pepper to taste.
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