Healthy Spaghetti Squash

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For spaghetti squash microwave method: With sharp knife, make several deep slashes in squash (this is necessary to keep it from exploding).
  • Cook on high in 5 minute increments, turning 1/4 turn each time fro 15-25 minutes (according to size of squash).
  • When squash is done, it will be soft when squeezed.
  • Slice in half, remove seeds, and pull "spaghetti" strands free with a fork.
  • Oven method: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove the seeds.
  • Place cut side down in baking pan and add a small amount of water.
  • Bake for 45 minutes.
  • After cooking, pull strand free with a fork.
  • For sauce: Combine margarine and arrowroot in saucepan over medium heat, stirring until margarine melts.
  • Remove pan from heat; stir in milk.
  • Return to heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Add remaining ingredients- Heat through and serve over cooked spaghetti squash.
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