If you’re not sure what do with a spaghetti squash, just do what the name says. Make spaghetti! It’s super easy but everyone will think you’re an awesome cook.
Just like regular spaghetti you’ll need spaghetti sauce and whatever you like to put in your sauce. For this recipe I added ground turkey and cherry tomatoes (fresh from the garden!). The noodles in this recipe are replaced with spaghetti squash.
For this recipe, I went the easy route and microwaved the squash. To do this you poke the squash a bunch of times with a knife (be careful 🙂). Put the squash in the microwave for 15 minutes – rotate the squash every 5 minutes.
Prepare the sauce while the squash is in the microwave. I cooked the ground turkey, then added the spaghetti sauce and sliced cherry tomatoes.
When the squash is done you should be able poke it fairly easily with a fork. Cut the squash lengthwise and remove the seeds. Click here to learn how to roast the seeds.
Once the seeds are removed, take a fork and pretend like you’re giving your squash a nice scratch. The flesh of the squash should easily tear away from the skin.
Top the cooked spaghetti squash with some of the sauce and the dish is complete!