Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce and Toasted Pine Nuts

Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce and Toasted Pine Nuts

Getting Started

To Start

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees

What You”ll Need

  • 1 medium size spaghetti squash
  • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ of a small onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1- 24 ounce jar of spaghetti sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded parmesan cheese



Wash the squash and cut in half (lengthwise) remove seeds; place cut side down in a large baking dish; add ½ cup water bake for 45-50 minutes till the squash is soft; remove from oven and let cool


Turn off heat and place pine nuts in the oven to toast.


In a deep skillet heat the oil and sauté the minced garlic and onions till fragrant; 2-3 minutes. Add the sauce, basil and parsley; simmer for 15-20 minutes stirring often.


When squash is cool enough to handle, shred with a fork length way on the meat of the squash to create spaghetti like noodles. Pile the spaghetti squash on a plate and top with some parmesan cheese, spoon sauce over the squash and top with more parmesan cheese and pine nuts.


Garnish with fresh basil or parsley