Spaghetti squash is a yellow winter squash harvested in early fall.
Spaghetti squash can be cooked in many ways, including boiling, baking, microwaving or steaming. Once cooked, the meat of Spaghetti squash can be prepared in a way that its “strands” are as long as and look like and traditional spaghetti noodles. It can be served without or with sauce as a replacement for pasta, and its seeds can be roasted, comparable to pumpkin seeds.
Spaghetti squash contains numerous nutrients, including potassium, folic acid, beta carotene, and vitamin A. It is low in calories, averaging 42 calories per 1-cup serving.
For cooking see Squash Recipes