Middle Eastern Style Spaghetti Squash

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Recipe for cooking Middle Eastern Style Spaghetti Squash. Spaghetti squash, which is pretty bland on its own, gets an exotic treatment in this Middle Eastern inspired recipe.


  • 1 spaghetti squash, cooked by your favorite method and separated into strands (clcik here for instructions)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • salt and white pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • zest of 1 orange


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat butter and oil then stir in spices, except salt and pepper. Cook for about a minute. Stir in squash and sauté until well coated, adding white pepper and salt to taste. Remove to serving dish. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and orange zest just before serving.