Artichoke Tomato Spaghetti Squash


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The combination of spaghetti squash with artichokes creates a robust Whole30 side dish or salad.

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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: serves 4

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  • 1 medium spaghetti squash, halved and seeded
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 cup basil, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 1/2 cups jarred, marinated artichokes, drained
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Step 1

    In microwave safe dish, place the squash rind side down with an inch of water. Pierce squash a few times with a knife. Microwave 10-12 minutes depending on size. Let the squash rest at least 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Heat oil in a pan or skillet over medium high heat until shimmery. Add sliced garlic while stirring and shaking pan until golden brown and fragrant, about 1 minute. Add cherry tomatoes, artichokes, and capers. Sauté until flavors have infused and aromas are released, about 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  • Step 3

    With a fork, scrape out the squash strands and place on a plate. Pour the artichoke and tomato mixture over spaghetti squash. Garnish with basil leaves. Season with kosher salt and pepper and serve immediately.