Spaghetti Squash Strands

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Appears in
Monday-to-Friday Cookbook

By Michele Urvater

Published 1991

  • About

Spaghetti squash is an amusing alternative to butternut or acorn squash. After baking you rake the cooked flesh of the squash, and the vegetable naturally separates into “spaghetti” strands, which taste like a cross between nutty winter squashes and grassy summer squash. Don’t be alarmed by the firm texture of the strands after baking, they’re supposed to be that way.

The sturdy crunch of the spaghetti squash makes it a terrific vegetable for main-course salads. It is also an excell