Microwavable Spaghetti Squash

Microwavable spaghetti squash.
Microwavable spaghetti squash.

Microwavable Spaghetti Squash Ingredients:

  • Spaghetti Squash.
  • Salt and Pepper.
  • Italian dressing.

Preparation:

  1. Cut it long ways in half.
  2. Scrape off the seeds (throw away).
  3. Sprinkle Salt and Pepper to taste or liking.
  4. Put in Microwave for 11 minutes.
  5. Let it cool 3 minutes.
  6. Shred / Scrape the spaghetti squash with fork.
  7. Add your favorite Italian dressing.
  8. Can be served inside the shell or in a dish.

Microwavable Kabocha Squash

Microwavable Kabocha Squash.
Microwavable Kabocha Squash.

Ingredients for the Microwavable Kabocha Squash:

  1. 1. Kabocha.
  2. 1/4 Kabocha.
  3. 1 tablespoon soy sauce.
  4. 1 tablespoons of sugar.
  5. 1 tablespoon of mirim.
  6. 140 ml of water.

Preparation:

  1. Cut Kabocha into bite-size pieces.
  2. Put the Kabocha squash pieces into the container in a single layer skin side up cover loosely with plastic wrap.
  3. Place in the microwave oven for 6 minutes at 700 W.
  4. Reduce to 150 W and leave it for another 10 minutes.

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.