"This is an alternative to bland old spaghetti squash. It resembles baked Rigatoni and Lasagna. Kids also loved it! Give it a try!" — Brisak
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spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded
2 (14 ounce) cans
black pepper to taste
1 (15 ounce) can
black olives, chopped
shredded mozzarella cheese
shredded Parmesan cheese
This is great! I added 1 lb. sausage, omitted the olives, substituted chicken bouillon for vegetable bouillon, and substituted Romano cheese for Parmesan. I put in a 9x13 baking dish (much easier to prepare and serve out of than the shells) and made each layer (sauce w/ sausage, spaghetti squash strands, and cheese on top) twice. Yum!
This is a good recipe if you're on a low carb diet. It was my first time using spaghetti squash, and I don't think I cooked it long enough. It was much too crunchy for me.However, I will try again maybe using a little water on cookie sheet to soften the squash and adjusting cooking time. I also wouldn't mess with putting it back in the shells... I would just use a baking dish. I also it makes more like 3 servings than 6.
To cut down cooking time, cut the spaghetti squash in half and place cut side down in a microwavable dish with a few tablespoons of water. Heat on high for 8-10 minutes.
This is very good and healthy. I pureed the tomato and onion mixture with a hand-held blender and boiled it down for about 25 minutes to reduce much of the water. Next time I will nix the squash shells and opt for throwing it all in a baking dish - the shells are a nuisance. I also added a couple dashes of crushed red pepper for some heat. Oh, and it's just fine without the Parmesan.
This was the first time I ever made spaghetti squash. My husband has always gagged at the mention of it. Well he had 3 or 4 servings of this recipe. It is one that even my kids who never eat vegies liked. This will be a regular now at our home
I've heard of spaghetti squash a while back as an alternative to paste andbeing on atkins control carb way of life I was looking for an alternative. So Igave this recipe a try. before I go any further I must explain that I'd never been a fan of Squash period. Well to my surprise this dish was delisious and I plan on taking some to work next week to share.
I love this recipe. It gives Spaghetti Sqaush a whole new twist. I love serving it in the squash rind. I used my own lasagna recipe and just substituted squash for the noodles. Thanks for the great idea!
My 8 year old is the poster boy for picky eaters. Lasagna is one of his very few favorites. He couldn't get enough of this delicious way to sneak veggies into his diet. I cooked it in a baking dish and did add a little ricotta and left out the olives. Also the squaush I had took about 50 minutes to cook. Adding some leftover sauce from a jar helped hide the chunky tomatoes. Definately a keeper.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Baked Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Style
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 143
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