Spaghetti Squash

Seasonality:

  • Spaghetti squash can be found in store early fall to spring.

Health Benefits of Spaghetti Squash:

  • Spaghetti squash is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, potassium and calcium.

How to Select Spaghetti Squash:

  • Choose a firm spaghetti squash that’s free of soft spots and feels heavy for its size. The stem should be firm, dry and rounded.
  • Avoid spaghetti squashes with cracks, soft spots or missing stems.

How to Store Spaghetti Squash:

  • Store spaghetti squash in a cool, dry place for up to 1 month.

How to Prepare Spaghetti Squash:

  • Always wash before preparing.
  • Use a large, sharp knife to cut the spaghetti squash in half length-wise. Use a spoon to remove the seeds.
  • Spaghetti squash can be baked, boiled or microwaved. Once cooked, use a fork to rake out the stringy flesh.

Fun Facts About Spaghetti Squash:

  • Spaghetti squash originated in Mexico/Central America.

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