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Dressed-Up Spaghetti Squash

Posted by Solitary Dancer on May 20, 2008

Dressed-Up Spaghetti Squash
by: Shahana

Ingredients spaghettisquash

1 small spaghetti squash
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 1/2 tablespoons green onion, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/4 cup vegetable broth***
1/4 teaspoon marjoram
1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
2 asparagus spear, cut into diagonal pieces
1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed (I would think this would be optional)
1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

   1.Cut squash in half lengthwise; remove and discard seeds.

   2.Place squash cut-side down in a baking dish; pour 1/4 cup water into dish; cover with clear wrap.

   3.Microwave for 7 – 10 minutes until tender; remove from water and let cool enough to handle.

   4.With tines of a fork, scoop out pulp; transfer to medium bowl.

   5.Heat oil in skillet; add green onions and garlic, cook over low heat, stirring frequently for 1 minute.

   6.Add broth, marjoram and lemon zest; bring to a boil.

   7.Add asparagus and peas; simmer covered 2 minutes.

   8.Stir in cooked squash and lemon juice; cook, occasionally stirring gently until heated through, about 3 minutes.

***Original recipe called for low sodium chicken broth

 

Photo Credit: Wikimedia

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