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Old 10-22-2005, 12:37 PM   #11
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My Mum has spaghetti squash in the garden...
I like it best cut into halves, get out the scoops and with some oil in the oven... don`t know the exakt time...
serve it with a tomatoe soup you like best...
I prefer one made with lots of curry.. I love curry!!

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Old 10-22-2005, 01:31 PM   #12
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I love it, make it just like they say above, mix it 1/2 and 1/2 with whole wheat pasta and serve with a marinara with fresh herbs. It is delish, and very healthy.

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Old 11-08-2005, 07:47 AM   #13
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I've never made it in the microwave. Gonna try that next time.
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Old 11-08-2005, 11:38 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by lawchick04
Spaghetti Squash is simple to make in the microwave. Just piece the skin of the squash a few times with a knife, place it in a shallow pyrex-like microwave-safe dish with about 1/3 cup of water. Then microwave it for 10-12 mins.

When it's done, cut it open (it'll be easier to cut since it's cooked...but watch for steam), scoop out the seeds, and then use a fork to scrape the squash flesh into spaghetti-like strands.

I'm a simple person and like to drizzle the strands with olive oil. Then I salt, pepper and parsley to taste and mix in some parmesean. No need for measurements. An easy and different side dish.
I just learnt this tip this past fall from my grandma, when I was saying that you can't get tinned pumpkin in Ireland. It's sooo much eaiser than baking the whole squash/pumpkin in the oven.


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