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apple stuffed spaghetti squash (sallye)

Recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

This is a dish between a "sweet" treat and a main course. Can be served as a main meal or a side. You be the judge. Either way, it's very good.

yield 4 -6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For apple stuffed spaghetti squash (sallye)

  • 1 lg
    spaghetti squash
  • 3 md
    granny smith apples (or your choice)
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cardamom or anise

How To Make apple stuffed spaghetti squash (sallye)

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375º F Wash and rinse squash Cut squash in half lengthwise Remove seeds and membranes Place halves in baking dish cut side up Rub squash with salt
  • 2
    Peel and core apples, cut into bite sized chunks Stuff each half of squash with apple chunks (it's okay if they are heaped up above the edge of the squash, they will cook "down". In a small saucepan over low heat, melt butter and add brown sugar and spices. DO NOT BOIL. Stir constantly just until sugar and spices are dissolved into butter Remove from heat and drizzle over apples and squash. Cover loosely with heavy duty foil and place in preheated oven Cook for approximately 35 minutes, remove foil and cook 5 to 10 more minutes until apples and squash are nice and tender
  • 3
    Remove from oven and pull apart squash into spaghetti like strings, blending with apple mixture. Serve while still warm.