February 05, 2015

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash!


One of my favorite foods is pasta. Actually, anything Italian…be it pizza, ice cream or lasagna, it doesn’t matter, I’ll eat it. 

It’s no news that pasta dishes are quite loaded in carbs. In theory, one serving of pasta is 1/2 cup. In practice, very few people respect this serving size (myself included) because it’s actually not much. 


There are a few things you can do to make this feel like more. One of those things is spaghetti squash. One cup of spaghetti squash has 2g of fibre but only 10g of carbohydrates. It has no fat and has vitamins A and C, calcium and iron. Plus, it counts as 1 to 2 servings of vegetables, that’s 1/4 of what you need in a day!

The taste and texture is very similar to that of regular spaghetti. With a good homemade sauce and a little bit of parmesan on top, you’ll have a delicious, healthy and filling meal to enjoy!



Ingredients:
-1 spaghetti squash
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-2 pinches of salt
-1 pinch of pepper

Kitchin-it!

1. Pre-heat oven to 380*F. 
2. Cut spaghetti squash in half lengthwise



3. Scoop out the inside and take out the seeds



4. Brush the inside of each half with the olive oil. Then sprinkle with salt and pepper



5. Place the halves facing down on a baking dish


6. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes


7. Let cool for 5-10 minutes and with a fork, scrape out the spaghetti strands



8. Serve warm with the sauce of your choice. I had mine with this tomato sauce and a little bit of parmesan. It was amazing!



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