Taste of the Ozarks: Caprese Spaghetti Squash

Published: May. 18, 2023 at 12:32 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Check out this healthy spaghetti recipe.

Caprese Spaghetti Squash


  • 2 spaghetti squash halved with seeds removed
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella pearls
  • 1 cup fresh diced tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup basil pesto
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp reduced balsamic vinegar

Brush squash with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake in a 350-degree oven for 30 minutes or until the squash is tender and shreds easily. Using a fork, shred the squash’s meat and scoop it into a bowl. Add the pesto, mozzarella, and tomatoes to squash and toss to combine. Put the shredded squash mixture back into the squash shells. Put stuffed squash shells back into a preheated oven and bake for another twenty minutes. Remove from oven and drizzle with reduced balsamic vinegar.

The recipe serves four.

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