Spaghetti Squash

Serves: 6

Ingredients:

1 large spaghetti squash (about 2 to 2 1/2 pounds) - ($1.73)

Meijer nonstick cooking spray (for oven baking)

Salt and pepper to taste

Oven Bake Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Halve spaghetti squash lengthwise and remove seeds and membranes.  Season lightly with salt and pepper.

3. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.  Place squash halves cut side down on baking sheet and bake 45 to 50 minutes, until tender.

4. When cool enough to handle, use a fork and separate the spaghetti squash into strands.

5. Serve topped with Pumpkin Chili.

Microwave Oven Directions:

1. Half spaghetti squash lengthwise and remove seeds and membranes. Season lightly with salt and pepper.

2. Place squash half cut side down in a microwave-safe baking dish with 1/3 cup water. Microwave on high for 5 to 8 minutes, until tender. Repeat with 2nd half.

3. When cool enough to handle, use a fork and separate the spaghetti squash into strands.

4. Serve topped with Pumpkin Chili.

Total Meal Cost: $9.92