Thursday, May 25, 2006

Spaghetti Squash


That's our MAIN DISH
Spaghetti squash with basil, sweet tomatoes, shallots and olive oil. It's cooking now : )

For desert?? hmm something fruity

Facts

  • Spaghetti squash originated in Mexico/Central America (source)
  • Spaghetti squash is considered a fruit (source)
  • The flesh is very low in calories (50 per 100 g edible portion), an excellent source of folic acid, high in fiber, contribute a fair amount of potassium, and small amounts of vitamin A to the diet, but are very low in sodium. (source)
  • They weigh 4-8 lbs Spaghetti Squash is related to the pumpkin. (source)
  • The more yellow the squash, the more flavorful (source)
  • Spaghetti Squash can be baked, boiled or steamed, and served with sauce as for pasta. (source)
Pics from our dinner : )





It was delish and easy!! and I'm pretty sure he loved it


7 comments:

Harmonia said...

WOW! What awesome PICS! Yum!

Did you try the Quinoa yet?

Dinner was pretty good last night. I did a tubini pasta with a red pepper and tomato sauce.

Shananigans said...

Looks simply lovely :)

Megan the Vegan said...

mmmm...spagetti squash! I love that suff!

Vegan Momma said...

That looks beautiful! I love spaghetti squash.

KleoPatra said...

What a way to get all that good stuff together, Teddy. It looks so incredible!! Spaghetti squash never had it so good!

Vicki said...

that looks delicious! i'll have an m&m while it's cooking! :o)

funwithyourfood said...

Hi there

Haven't tried to quinoa yet but it'll be on the dinner menu this weekend : ) I'm excited for it

Vicki- Feel free to take those m&m's! :) hehe

Thanks for the words of encouragement guys! Im just learning to cook here. Trying to get the basics so I can make my own recipes :)