Spaghetti Squash with Moroccan Spices

Spaghetti Squash With Moroccan Spices Recipe

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Kathy Mohoney

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My husband wasn't a big fan of spaghetti squash made the usual way with butter and garlic. I was making Leah Stacey's recipe on Just a Pinch for "Cumin Grilled Pork Chops" I found this recipe from the Epicurious website. Since both recipes had cumin in them they paired up beautifully! My husband loved it! Try Leah's pork chops with it!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 3 1/2 - 4 lb
    spaghetti squash
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh (chopped)

How to Make Spaghetti Squash with Moroccan Spices

Step-by-Step

  1. Pierce squash (about an inch deep) all over with a small sharp knife to prevent bursting. Cook in microwave oven on high power for 6 minutes. Turn squash over and microwave until squash feels slightly soft when pressed, 6 to 8 minutes more. (Time may vary depending on microwave wattage). Cool squash for 5 minutes.
  2. While squash is cooking, melt butter in a small saucepan over medium high heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until golden, about 1 minute.
  3. Stir in cumin, coriander, cayenne pepper and salt. Remove from heat.
  4. Carefully halve squash lengthwise (it will give off steam) and remove seeds. Scrape squash flesh with a fork into bowl, loosening and separating strands from skin.
  5. Toss with spiced butter and fresh cilantro.

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About Spaghetti Squash with Moroccan Spices

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #squash




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