Peggi Anne Tebben


This recipe came from a Rural Arkansas flyer that the electric company always sent out. It was from different good cooks in AR. Some on here were wanting spaghetti squash recipes, & I came across this. It is from 1992.
Hope you enjoy.


★★★★★ 3 votes

4 servings
20 Min
35 Min


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    1 (2 1/2 - 3 pound) spaghetti squash or 2 smaller squash
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    no stick corn oil cooking spray
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    1 cup chopped onion
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    1 medium sized green pepper, chopped
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    2 large cloves garlic, minced
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    1 can (16 ozs.) red kidney beans, drained
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    1 1/2 cups (6 ozs.) shredded cheese, divided
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    1/2 teaspoon salt
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    1/4 teaspoon pepper



  1. Cut spaghetti squash in half lengthwise with Petite Chef knife and scrape out seeds. Place on rack over simmering water,- cover and steam 20 minutes, until tender.
  2. Cool. When cool enough to handle, scrape strands into bowl, leaving 1/4" thick walls. Place squash
    shells in shallow baking pan. Preheat oven to 350°.
  3. Spray large skillet generously with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add onion, pepper and garlic and saute 4 minutes,- remove from heat.
  4. Add squash strands, beans, 1 cup cheese, salt and
    pepper,-stir to blend well. Spoon into shells. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake 12 to 13 minutes until lightly browned.

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Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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