spaghetti squash


: an oval winter squash (Cucurbita pepo) with flesh that once cooked is similar in appearance to spaghetti

Examples of spaghetti squash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fall varieties include butternut, acorn, and spaghetti squash. Byalexa Mikhail, Fortune Well, 18 Sep. 2023 Winter squash varieties such as acorn squash, butternut squash, spaghetti squash, and sugar pumpkins are chock full of vitamin C and the heart healthy mineral potassium. Zoe Denenberg, Southern Living, 2 Sep. 2023 Use almond flour in place of bread crumbs to garnish lentil soup, spaghetti squash, or hummus, or in place of all-purpose flour in pancakes and baked goods. Cynthia Sass, Mph, Rd, Health, 28 Aug. 2023 Territory Foods' data scientists compare diet and food trends with customer order patterns to bring you trendy offerings like spaghetti squash pasta and yuba mashed potatoes each week. Neha Tandon, Women's Health, 23 Mar. 2023 Remove seeds with a spoon and rake the spaghetti squash with a fork into a serving bowl. Elizabeth Karmel, Forbes, 23 Feb. 2023 For serious inspo, check out this sautéed chickpeas and spaghetti squash bowl. Women's Health, 25 May 2023 Some also had suggestions for substitutions and additions, like swapping the pasta for spaghetti squash, adding capers, and using vermouth instead of gin. Christina Montoya Fiedler, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 May 2023 Bolognese is a classic sauce for pasta, but this version is also excellent with rice, potatoes or spooned over tender roasted spaghetti squash and acorn squash. Felicia Campbell, The Arizona Republic, 20 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1975, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spaghetti squash was in 1975

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“Spaghetti squash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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