Mediterranean Spaghetti Squash

Mediterranean Spaghetti Squash
Recipe Source: Garnish with Lemon. https://www.garnishwithlemon.com/mediterranean-spaghetti-squash/

 

Mediterranean Spaghetti squash is a great choice for incorporating a tasty, meatless meal into your weekly menu. Although it has a mild nutty flavor on its own, when you combine spaghetti squash with sautéed onions, olives, feta, and juicy tomatoes, it absorbs those flavors, resulting in a Mediterranean dish everyone will enjoy. This recipe makes a hearty, lunch or dinner. If going meatless isn’t your preference, pair this dish with fish or chicken.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Greek

Main Ingredient: Vegetables

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 3-4 pound spaghetti squash halved lengthwise and seeded
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 12 cups halved grape tomatoes
  • 34 cup crumbled organic feta cheese
  • 12 cup sliced organic black olives
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  3. Place spaghetti squash on the baking sheet, cut sides down. Bake until you can poke a sharp knife into the squash with little resistance, about 35-45 minutes.
  4. Remove squash from oven; set aside to cool.
  5. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  6. Sauté onion in oil until tender.
  7. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
  8. Stir in the tomatoes and cook briefly, about 1 minute. You only want to warm the tomatoes.
  9. Use a large fork to shred the “spaghetti” from the squash and place the strands in a large bowl.
  10. Toss with the sautéed vegetables, feta cheese, olives, and basil.
  11. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

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