Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash

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Barbara Miller

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@Barbara_Miller

My first recipe using the 6 Quart Instant Pot. I have had the pot for almost 2 years and was so fearful of using it. My daughter kept sending me recipes on Facebook and I bought a Spaghetti Squash and made up my mind to cook it in the Instant Pot with her help. It was so easy. I've cooked Spaghetti Squash every way imaginable but the Instant Pot cooked it perfectly. This will be the only way I cook Spaghetti Squash from now on. I can't wait to try other foods and recipes.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
2 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 medium
    spaghetti squash, about 7 inches long or smaller
  • 1 c
    tap water, cold
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 dash(es)
    white truffle oil
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper, ground

How to Make Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash

Step-by-Step

  1. Place inner cooking pot into Instant Pot cooker. Add water to inner pot of Instant Pot. Place trivet into Inner pot in the water.
  2. Wash Spaghetti Squash and rinse. Place squash on the trivet on its side.
  3. Lock the lid on the pot. Set the pressure valve to closed.
  4. Press "Manual."
  5. Press "High."
  6. Reduce time to 15 minutes.
  7. Allow steam to escape naturally. or...You can slowly open valve after 5 minutes. I prefer the natural escape.
  8. Carefully remove the squash, it will be hot.
  9. Slice the squash open with a knife. Either end to end or thru the middle, which ever you prefer.
  10. Use a spoon or fork to remove seeds and attached pulp.
  11. Use a fork to scrape the flesh of the squash to make strands.
  12. Toss squash strands with butter, garlic, oil and pepper. Or you can add your favorite sauce. Serve warm.

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About Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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