How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

Great substitute for pasta. Especially if your Italian wife has gestational diabetes. 7 months and there will be 4 in the photo!

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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash Recipe
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Cut in half. I put a towel down under the squash. It's tuff to cut, so be careful.

Cut in half. I put a towel down under the squash. It's tuff to cut, so be careful.

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Scoop out the seeds and guts. Gut will be a darker in color than the meat. Tastes pretty bitter too. So get it all out.

Scoop out the seeds and guts. Gut will be a darker in color than the meat. Tastes pretty bitter too. So get it all out.

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Apply your seasonings. I used basil and oregano because I'm using spaghetti squash in place of spaghetti.

Apply your seasonings. I used basil and oregano because I'm using spaghetti squash in place of spaghetti.

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Place on cling wrap.

Place on cling wrap.

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Put squash back together before wrapping. I've noticed it cook better this way.

Put squash back together before wrapping. I've noticed it cook better this way.

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All rolled up.

All rolled up.

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Nuke it for 6:00 minutes on high. 3:00 minutes per pound in the microwave.

Nuke it for 6:00 minutes on high. 3:00 minutes per pound in the microwave.

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Let stand at least 2 minutes before unwrapping. Lots of steam, and believe me it will burn you.

Let stand at least 2 minutes before unwrapping. Lots of steam, and believe me it will burn you.

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Scrap with a fork to get the meat out. I used a hand towel to hold the squash. Boy these thing hold there heat. Ouch

Scrap with a fork to get the meat out. I used a hand towel to hold the squash. Boy these thing hold there heat. Ouch

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All scooped out. Eat like this or add spaghetti sauce. Either way its good stuff. Enjoy.

All scooped out. Eat like this or add spaghetti sauce. Either way its good stuff. Enjoy.

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40 weeks later and we have one 9lb 12oz baby girl named Whitney Shannon. Insulin not needed, watched the diet eat lots of spaghetti squash.

40 weeks later and we have one 9lb 12oz baby girl named Whitney Shannon. Insulin not needed, watched the diet eat lots of spaghetti squash.

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