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Parmesan Herb Microwave Spaghetti Squash

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Gluten Free, Side Dishes, Holiday, Fall, Kid Friendly, Vegetarian

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Ingredients

  • 1 spaghetti squash, halved and seeds removed
  • water
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chiffoned (thinly sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Place the prepared spaghetti squash flesh side down in a 13×9 glass baking dish.
  2. Fill the dish with about 1″ of water.
  3. Place baking dish in the microwave and cook for 10-15 minutes, until squash is tender.
  4. Remove the spaghetti squash from the pan. Using a fork, gently scrap the inside of the squash to create spaghetti like pieces of squash.
  5. Place spaghetti squash in a bowl with parmesan cheese, fresh basil, olive oil, garlic powder, ground pepper, and salt to taste. Toss to combine and serve!


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/3 cup
  • Calories: 141
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 556 mg
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Cholesterol: 15 mg