Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

I love spaghetti squash.  No, it does not taste like spaghetti it does have a very squashy flavor.  I have grown to really admire the flavor it produces when using it with a good alfredo sauce.

Spaghetti Squash:DSC_0211

  • 2 Medium Spaghetti Squash
  • Oil
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Heat Oven to 400 Degrees.
  2. Use a fork or knife and poke holes all over the spaghetti squash (we will roast these whole.
  3. Rub with oil.
  4. Roast for about an hour.  Let cool and cut in half.
  5. Scrape out seeds with a spoon.
  6. Use a fork and scrape out the flesh of the squash.  This will mimic spaghetti noodles.

Alfredo Sauce:DSC_0214

  • 8oz Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 cup Grated Cheese (I like Pecorino Romano and Parmesan blended.
  • 1 stick of Butter
  • 1/2ts Garlic Powder
  • 1/4ts rotisserie Seasoning
  • Salt and Pepper
  1. Melt butter over medium heat in a sauce pan.DSC_0215
  2. Add whipping cream.DSC_0216
  3. Stir and heat until simmering.
  4. Add Salt, Pepper, Garlic Powder, Rotisserie Seasoning and cheese.  Cook until incorporated.

Saute:

  • 1tbsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Diced Tomato and onion blend.
  • 1/4 cup Peas
  1. Heat oil in saute pan on medium heat.
  2. Saute peas, tomato and onion until the onion is translucent.

Build:

***Sometimes I prefer to saute individual portions.  I add squash, about 2tbsp of sauce, and a scoop of the saute mixture to a pan (heat to medium) with 1ts olive oil.  Stir to heat and then remove***DSC_0222

  1. Add spaghetti squash to a bowl.
  2. Cover with desired amount of sauce.
  3. Put a large spoon full of saute over sauce.
  4. Serve and enjoy.  I like to sprinkle with parsley before serving.DSC_0223

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