Sunday, June 8, 2008

Spaghetti Squash Puttanesca

Spaghetti Squash Puttanesca
  • 2 cups marinara
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives
  • 1 tbs capers
  • 1 tsp rep pepper flakes
  • 1 tbs dried basil
  • 1 tbs dried parsley
  • 1/2 tbs dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste

Heat up the marinara, stir in the basil, parsley, and oregano. Let cook for 3 minutes. Stir in the olives, capers, and pepper flakes, season with salt and pepper. Using a fork scoop out the squash gently, season with salt and pepper. Plate the squash topped with the sauce. Garnish with fresh parsley. Go a little lite on the salt due to the capers and olives. I like it a little spicy, you can double up on the flakes if you want more kick. This is a great dish for anyone looking to have that pasta satisfaction without the guilt. Also great for any gluten free diets.

13 comments:

VeggieGirl said...

I can't even BEGIN to tell you how delicious that looks/sounds - yum!

Jade Is Green! said...

Yum...I think I may have just drooled a little.

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Mike of Mike's Table said...

This looks like a great play on pasta. I've still never had a spaghetti squash yet, but it sounds like something I have to try.

breadpitt said...

this pasta looks awesome .............will try some my own with this recipe.....

Sorina said...

It look's to good to be through I am definitely going to try this

Jescel said...

hmmn. this looks so yummy!

whoXcares said...

looks all delicious...!!!nice blog!!

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Looks amazing...

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EAT! said...

Delicious! I love, love using spaghetti squash in Italian recipes. I have tired a tradionalk marinara and will now add your recipe to my files.

Thanks!!