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spaghetti squash
Cucurbita pepo

spaghetti squash

n.
A variety of winter squash (Cucurbita pepo) having a pale yellow rind and stringy flesh that when cooked forms strands resembling spaghetti.

spaghet′ti squash`


n.
a variety of squash, Cucurbita pepo, whose flesh forms spaghettilike strands when cooked.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spaghetti squash - squash plant bearing oval fruit with smooth yellowish skin and tender stranded flesh resembling spaghetti
spaghetti squash - medium-sized oval squash with flesh in the form of strings that resemble spaghetti
Cucurbita pepo melopepo, summer squash, summer squash vine - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
2.spaghetti squash - medium-sized oval squash with flesh in the form of strings that resemble spaghetti
summer squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden
spaghetti squash - squash plant bearing oval fruit with smooth yellowish skin and tender stranded flesh resembling spaghetti
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SPAGHETTI SQUASH WITH HERBS AND CHEESE YIELD: 4 servings (3/4 CUP) Ingredients 1 medium (3 lb) spaghetti squash, cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed 4 tsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese Directions Place squash halves cut-side down, in 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
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Roasted Winter Squash Soup with Apples and Bacon For a pureed soup, you'll want a winter squash that isn't very stringy, which rules out acorn squash and spaghetti squash. Butternut, 'Red Kuri,' and 'Baby Blue Hubbard' squashes are my favorite for this.