Grilled Spaghetti Squash

Grilled spaghetti squash
Grilled spaghetti squash

Grilled Spaghetti Squash Ingredients:

  • Spaghetti Squash.
  • Baking sheet.
  • Butter.
  • Salt.
  • Honey or molasses.

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 325ºF.
  2. Cut it long ways in half.
  3. Scrape off the seeds and throw them away.
  4. Place squash on rimmed baking sheet with just enough water to cover the bottom.
  5. Carefully place in oven.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven very carefully (water might still remain).
  8. Remove squash from sheet and allow to cool at room temperature.
  9. Just before serving set squash, cut side down, directly on grill directly over coals or small wood fire.
  10. Grill 3 – 4 minutes then flip and place on coolest part of grill
  11. Add 1 Tbs of butter to each half.
  12. Season to taste with salt.
  13. Drizzle on honey or molasses.
  14. Cover grill and cook another 2 minutes until butter has melted.
  15. Take squash from grill with tongs.
  16. Squeeze halves to release flesh.
  17. Use fork to gently shred it and mix it with the butter.
  18. Serve immediately in the shells.

Grilled Butternut Squash

Grilled butternut squash
Grilled Butternut Squash.  “Roasted butternut squash risotto 1” by Fimb is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

Grilled Butternut Squash Ingredients:

  1. Butternut.
  2. Water.
  3. Olive oil.
  4. Salt and pepper.

Preparation:

  1. Peel Squash.
  2. Cut in half long ways and remove seeds.
  3. Cut squash into 1″ to 1″ ¼ cubes.
  4. Bring pot to a boil.
  5. Boil or Steam squash till tender or al dente.
  6. Cool down in cold water and drain.
  7. Toss the squash in a bowl with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to liking.
  8. Thread squash cubes onto skewers and set aside.
  9. Build a medium-hot charcol fire or heat gas grill to medium high and oil the grill grate.
  10. Grill the squash skewers, basting with the reserved marinade left from olive oil.
  11. Toss and turn squash skewers until browned or liking for about 5-7 minutes.