Easy Spaghetti Squash Pasta…A healthy recipe from Sweet Basil

Hands down – this is the easiest way to enjoy one of the best squashes. Swap regular pasta out for this healthier version!

Easy Spaghetti Squash


  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • ½ Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh basil, minced
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 375º and line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Cut spaghetti squash in half and scrape out seeds with a spoon.
  3. Brush each half with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Place each half on the pan with the cut side facing upwards.
  5. Roast for 45-50 minutes.
  6. While the squash is roasting, prepare the seasoning in a small bowl. Combine. ½ tsp sea salt, ½ tsp ground black pepper, and 1 Tbsp of minced fresh basil.
  7. Remove squash from oven and use a fork to scrape out the “spaghetti”.

IMG_0583.jpgPlace on a plate or in a bowl and top with the basil, salt, and pepper seasoning.

Enjoy!                                                      Titus 3:4-6

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This blog post by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens. Recipe and photos courtesy of http://thefitchen.com/2013/10/13/easy-spaghetti-squash-pasta/ Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test.

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