Cheesy Spaghetti Squash

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  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 1 large bag of frozen broccoli, thawed and drained
  • 2-3 c nacho can cheese
  • plain or seasoned bread crumbs

 

Cut your squash in half, if it is too hard to cut, microwave for 3-5 minutes till softened. Remove the seeds.

Bake on a cookie sheet, face up in the oven on 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Turn oven off and let set for an additional 10 minutes.

Pull from oven, hold one end with tongs and use a fork to scrape out the meat.

Place squash shreds into a casserole dish, stir in broccoli and cheese. Sprinkle with bread crumbs

Bake again on 350 degrees until bubbly and bread crumbs are golden brown, approx. 20 minutes.

Spaghetti or Squash?

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  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 1 can spaghetti sauce
  • flour or tomato paste for thickening if needed*

 

Cut your squash in half, if it is too hard to cut, microwave for 3-5 minutes till softened. Remove the seeds.

Bake on a greased cookie sheet, face down in the oven on 350 degrees for 35 minutes. Turn oven off and let set for an additional 10 minutes.

Pull from oven, hold one end with tongs and use a fork to scrape out the meat. Move meat to a pot that fits.  Pour the spaghetti sauce on top, stir and heat up till sauce is heated.

*The squash will produce extra water when you stir it around, some flour or tomato paste can be added to thicken up the sauce.

Serve with Parmesan cheese.