How to Cook a Spaghetti Squash: Two Quick Ways

How to Cook a Spaghetti Squash: Two Quick Ways

Spaghetti squash is delicious when cooked right. If you haven’t tried cooking this type of squash just yet then you are in for a treat! In this article I will teach you two quick ways to cook this vegetable that you will surely enjoy. So if you are wondering how to cook a spaghetti squash and get the best results, here are the two easy ways that you can follow. Check it out!

You will need:

How to Cook a Spaghetti Squash: Two Quick Ways

  • A medium sized spaghetti squash
  • Fork
  • Knife
  • Baking pan/sheet
  • Microwavable dish
  • Butter or oil
  • Water


Baking a spaghetti squash

  • First off, wash the squash and make sure they are clean before cooking.
  • With a knife, cut the squash in two equal lengthwise parts.
  • Use a spoon to scrape the seedy innards/insides of the squash until they are empty.
  • Around this time, preheat your oven to 325 degrees. While the oven is preheating, prepare the squash.
  • Brush the insides of the spaghetti squash with butter or oil and sprinkle salt and ground black pepper.
  • Place them in a baking pan or sheet with their skin side up.
  • Put them in the oven and bake them for about 40 minutes.
  • You can check for the doneness of the squash by piercing it with a fork. If the fork goes through easily then it’s cooked through.
  • Set aside for 15 minutes before eating.

Microwaving a spaghetti squash

  • Place the sliced squash in a microwavable dish with its skin side up.
  • Add about an inch of water to the dish and place them in a microwave.
  • Cook the squash for about 12 minutes.
  • Pierce the squash with a fork to check for its doneness.
  • Set aside for about 15 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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