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Yummy Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

If you're looking for a creative way to cook winter squash, try this healthy stuffed spaghetti squash recipe.

Spaghetti squash is by far the funnest of the winter squash, boasting tender shreds of flesh that resembles spaghetti. You can serve "spaghetti" with marinara or a garlic sauce as you would real pasta or dress it up with fresh ingredients and serve it in the winter squash's shell. We love this yummy stuffed spaghetti squash as a healthy vegan dinner.
Spaghetti squash is by far the funnest of the winter squash, boasting tender shreds of flesh that resembles spaghetti. You can serve "spaghetti" with marinara or a garlic sauce as you would real pasta or dress it up with fresh ingredients and serve it in the winter squash's shell. We love this yummy stuffed spaghetti squash as a healthy vegan dinner.

Yummy Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 small spaghetti squash

  • 2 tablespoons of walnut oil

  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter, warmed

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 garlic clove, very thinly sliced

  • 1 cup shelled edamame

  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, each halved

  • 2 tablespoons finely sliced fresh basil plus whole basil leaves for garnish


Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Using a sharp knife, cut the squash in half lengthwise. Use a serrated spoon to remove the seeds.

  3.  Place squash halves, cut side down, in a baking dish.

  4. Add a half-inch of water and cover the baking dish with foil.

  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until the squash is tender.

  6. Use a large fork to shred the flesh into a large bowl. Be careful to not tear or puncture the spaghetti squash's shell.

  7. Drizzle with walnut oil and vegan butter. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat.

  8. In a small skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic, edamame, tomatoes, and basil, stirring to combine.

  9. Cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Add to the spaghetti squash mixture, tossing to coat.

  10. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Stuff spaghetti squash shells with spaghetti squash mixture.

  11. Garnish with basil and serve.


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