I purchased a small spaghetti squash approximately 6 inches long. We had enough for two people for two meals.
- Cut the squash in half lengthwise and remove the seeds.
- Drizzle olive oil over the cut side, salt and pepper, and bake cut side down in a 400 degree oven for approximately 30 minutes, or until a knife can be easily inserted in the skin.
Allow the squash to cool. Scrape the squash with a fork to remove the cooked squash. Looks like spaghetti. All of the above can be done a day in advance.
Stir fry veggies of your choosing and add to the spaghetti squash.
- green peppers, and
Cut chicken into bite size pieces and brown all sides. Add to squash and veggies.
Add pesto to the above. I used a full 6.25 ounce jar. Combine all ingredients.
Place in a 400 degree oven for about half and hour. (If you are going to freeze this dish, now is the time to do so).
Add sliced tomatoes and cheese. I used a combination of grated parmesan and mozzarella. Cook for about 10 minutes until cheese is melted. Broil for a couple of minutes if desired.
Enjoy with a salad and/or a glass of wine.