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Herbed Spaghetti Squash

Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 13 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
  

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 1/4-pound) spaghetti squash
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 76
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 0.6 g
  • carbohydrate 12.2 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 223 mg
  • calcium 42 mg

How to Make It

  1. Pierce squash several times with the tip of a sharp knife. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes. Cut squash in half lengthwise, and remove seeds and membrane with a spoon.

  2. Place squash halves in an 11 x 7–inch baking dish (squash halves will overlap); add 1/2 cup water. Cover with plastic wrap; vent. Microwave at HIGH 10 minutes or until tender. Using a fork, remove spaghettilike strands, and place in a large bowl. Add olive oil and remaining ingredients; toss well.

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