Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Spaghetti Squash!

Spaghetti Squash Au Gratin

Tastes like Hash Brown Casserole without all the calories and carbs


1 medium spaghetti squash
2 tablespoons butter 
1 small yellow onion, cut in half and very thinly sliced 
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes, or more if you like it spicy 
1 teaspoon fresh thyme 
½ cup sour cream 
½ cup shredded cheddar cheese 


Cut the spaghetti squash in half and remove the seeds. 
Place in a covered dish with a ¼ inch of water and microwave for 10 -12 minutes. 
In a medium sized skillet over medium heat, add the butter, onions, red pepper and thyme and cook until the onions are slightly brown in color. 
Salt and pepper to taste. 
Using a fork, scrape the insides of the squash and transfer to a small bowl. 
Combine the squash, onions, sour cream and half the cheese together and mix well. 
Transfer the mixture to a buttered baking dish and top with remaining cheese. 
Place into a 375ยบ for 15 – 20 minutes until golden brown