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Spaghetti Squash Al Fresco

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Ingredients
  Spaghetti squash 2 Pound, quartered (1 Whole)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Scallions 6 , chopped (White And Tender Greens)
  Carrots 2 Small, scrubbed and cut into 1/2 inch rounds
  Green bell pepper 1 Small, seeded, cored and sliced into thin strips
  Zucchini 2 Small, cut into 1/2 inch rounds
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh basil leaves/1 teaspoon dried sweet basil 6 , chopped
  Cherry tomatoes 8 , halved
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Remove seeds and fiber from squash.
Bring salted water to a boil in stockpot, add squash, cover, and boil for 15 to 20 minutes, or until flesh of squash is tender.
While squash is cooking, heat oil in saute pan over medium heat.
Add garlic and scallions and stir-fry 1 minute.
Add carrots, pepper, and zucchini; saute, stirring constantly, 5 minutes.
Add white wine and basil.
Cover, lower heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
Add cherry tomatoes, season with salt and pepper, and simmer uncovered 2 minutes more.
Remove from heat immediately to avoid overcooking.
Drain squash and set aside until cool enough to handle.
Scrape out the spaghettilike strands of flesh and form into "nests" on four dinner plates.
Mound equal amounts of vegetable mixture in the center of each nest.
Serve grated Parmesan cheese on the side, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Squash

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