Tasty Baked Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Baked spaghetti squash is a healthy and flavorful alternative to traditional pasta. Here's a tasty recipe for baked spaghetti squash:

– 1 medium-sized spaghetti squash – 2 tablespoons olive oil – Salt and pepper, to taste – 1 cup marinara sauce (homemade or store-bought)

– 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese – 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese – Fresh basil or parsley for garnish (optional)

Preheat the Oven: – Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Prepare the Spaghetti Squash: – Cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds and stringy parts with a spoon. – Brush the cut sides of the squash with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

Bake the Squash: – Place the squash halves, cut side down, on a baking sheet. – Bake in the preheated oven for about 35-45 minutes or until the squash is tender and easily pierced with a fork.

Scrape the Squash: – Allow the squash to cool slightly, then use a fork to scrape the flesh to create "spaghetti" strands. Place the strands in a mixing bowl.

Combine with Sauce: – In the bowl with the spaghetti squash strands, add the marinara sauce and mix well to coat the squash evenly.