Sweet and Tasty Spaghetti Squash

Pat Duran


I love spaghetti squash. It can be so versatile- try this recipe and tell me you love it! This sweet and savory and full of cinnamon, brown sugar and cheese and butter, and honey and Italian seasoning- again what's not to like!!!
It's quick and easy in the microwave too!
10 minutes in the microwave or 50 minutes in the oven- you choose.

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4-6 servings


10 Min


50 Min


1 large
spaghetti squash- (about 4 pounds)
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
6 Tbsp
1/4 tsp
good cinnamon
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 c
grated parmesan cheese
2 c
vegetable broth
1 tsp
pure honey
1 tsp
italian seasoning

Directions Step-By-Step

For Oven or microwave prepare squash by:
Cutting the squash in half lengthwise and remove seeds.
For Oven: Preheat oven to 450^.
In one squash half, combine brown sugar, 3 Tablespoons butter, cinnamon, salt and pepper.
In the other half, combine 2 Tablespoons cheese, 3 Tablespoons butter and salt and pepper.
Place both halves in a 9x13-inch baking dish and add the broth to the pan. Cover with foil and bake until tender about 50 minutes.
Scrape into strands(still in the shell) Drizzle with honey and Italian seasoning and remaining cheese.
For microwave:
Cut and seed as above.Combine ingredients same as above for inside the squash in each half.
Place in microwave safe dish add the broth and cover with plastic wrap and press to seal it to the dish(so it will steam).
Microwave on high for about 10-12 minutes. Remove plastic wrap carefully as the steam will burn you. Scrap as above with remaining directions the same as above.
This is the only difference- Place in microwave safe dish, seal with plastic wrap, Microwave for 10 to 12 minutes or until it test tender. Remove from microwave and follow above directions for scraping and seasoning and honey.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy