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Spaghetti squash is such a simple and easy vegetable to prepare! When your kids get their vitamins through real food, they can absorb it better. From spaghetti squash, they get
- 5.4 mg of vitamin C
- Vitamin B
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
And so many more we don’t even know about yet!
If you haven’t cooked some spaghetti squash with your kids yet, don’t wait any longer! They’ll have fun scraping the flesh out of the squash and watching it get stringy- just like spaghetti! That is exactly what we do when we are looking for simple side dish that goes beyond rice or potatoes.
To prepare for our Spaghetti Squash Recipe, there are basically two steps.
1) Cooking it
2) Scraping it
Cut your spaghetti squash in half and place in a baking dish. Bake at 400 degrees for about 30 minutes.
Remove from oven. Using a fork, begin to scrape the flesh away from the skin.
Once all the flesh is scraped, stir in some butter, Parmesan cheese, and salt. And Waaa-la! The perfect side dish!
Have you tried it yet? We prepare the spaghetti squash like this, and then we can make a variety of dishes. Some of our favorites include, adding spaghetti sauce. Adding butter and parmesan cheese. A casserole like this Spaghetti Squash Bake or stuffed like a lasagna! What other things do you like to include with your spaghetti squash?
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