← Back to Search Results
microwaving European, Italian
Spaghetti Squash with Butter and Parmesan

Photo by: Joseph DeLeo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

If you have a microwave oven, you can have spaghetti squash in no time. It won’t taste a great deal like pasta, but on the other hand, it’s pretty good in its own right, especially with lots of butter and grated Parmesan.

Yield: Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 spaghetti squash, about 3 pounds
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and lots of freshly ground pepper
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

Cut the squash in half lengthwise and put it in a baking dish cut side down, adding a little water. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and microwave 8 to 10 minutes, or until the squash is tender.

Turn the squash halves over and carefully pull out and discard the seeds—some may be lurking in the strands. With a fork, scrape out the strands until you have about 3 cups.

Toss the strands in a bowl with the remaining ingredients and serve immediately.


© 2000 Fran McCullough
 

Nutritional Information

Nutritional information has been provided by the author.

Per serving:

Carbohydrate: 9.5g plus 2.6g fiber Protein: 3.5g Fat: 5.7g

 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

the-asian-grandmothers-cookbook The Asian Grandmothers Cook...
by Patricia Tanumihardja
jacques-torres-a-year-in-chocolate-80-recipes-for-holidays-and-special-occasions Jacques Torres' A Year in C...
by Judith Choate, Jacques Torres
antipasti-fabulous-appetizers-and-small-plates Antipasti: Fabulous Appetiz...
by Joyce Goldstein
a-new-way-to-cook A New Way to Cook
by Sally Schneider
125-best-cupcake-recipes 125 Best Cupcake Recipes
by Julie Hasson
rice Rice
by Bonnie Tandy Leblang, Joanne Lamb Hayes
the-sweet-life The Sweet Life
by Kate Zuckerman
the-whole-beast-nose-to-tail-eating The Whole Beast: Nose to Ta...
by Fergus Henderson
usa-cookbook U.S.A. Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins
martin-yans-china Martin Yan's China
by Martin Yan
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
the-deen-bros-take-it-easy-quick-and-affordable-meals-the-whole-family-will-love The Deen Bros. Take It Easy...
by Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
once-upon-a-tart-soups-salads-muffins-and-more-from-new-york-citys-favorite-bakeshop-and-cafe Once Upon a Tart: Soups, Sa...
by Frank Mentesana, Jerome Audureau
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
the-vegetable-dishes-i-cant-live-without The Vegetable Dishes I Can'...
by Mollie Katzen, Greg Atkinson
fresh-from-the-farmers-market-year-round-recipes-for-the-pick-of-the-crop Fresh from the Farmers' Mar...
by Janet Fletcher
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?