Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce and Toasted Pine Nuts

Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce and Toasted Pine Nuts
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

Method

1

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

2

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

3

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.

4

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.

5

Garnish with fresh basil or parsley