Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes & Basil

“Low fat and microwave friendly! A low calorie alternative to real pasta.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put squash halves cut side down in a 2-quart microwave-safe baking dish.
  2. Pour in 1/2 cup of water; cover the dish securely with plastic wrap.
  3. Using a sharp knife, cut four slits in plastic to serve as steams vents.
  4. Cook in microwave on the high setting for 12 minutes, rotating dish halfway through, until squash is soft when touched.
  5. Let stand, covered,3 to 5 minutes.
  6. In a large bowl, toss together all remaining ingredients except pinenuts;set aside.
  7. While the squash is still warm, use a fork to scrape out the flesh; it will part into spaghetti like strands.
  8. Add to tomato mixture and toss gently to combine.
  9. Garnish with toasted pine nuts and slivered basil sprigs, if desired.

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