Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Bowl

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Bowl

I always think of spaghetti squash as a winter dish, but it is great year-round. This microwaveable side dish is a terrific time saver and a fantastic veggie that is just cheesy-good. Great served as a side with lemon grilled chicken or served atop some garlic pasta noodles with a choice glass of wine. Your choices are unlimited, so start creating and bon appetite!
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Pierce squash several times with a fork and place on a microwave-safe plate.
  2. Step 2

    Microwave on High for 5 minutes. Turn and continue cooking until soft, about 5 minutes more. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Cut squash in half lengthwise and remove and discard seeds. Using a fork, scrape insides of squash to form strands and place in a large bowl; reserve skins.
  4. Step 4

    Add tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, cilantro, and 2 1/2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese to squash; mix to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon mixture into spaghetti squash shells and microwave on HIGH until heated through, about 2 minutes .
  5. Step 5

    Top with hot sauce and remaining Parmesan cheese.