Spaghetti Squash with Caramelized Onions and Bacon

Spaghetti Squash with Caramelized Onions and Bacon

Spaghetti Squash with Bacon and Caramelized Onions | BearandBugEats.com

Thanksgiving is over but the turkey’s still going. Anyone else in that boat? It’s turkey leftovers tonight and a turkey leftover recipe on deck and “Are you sure you don’t want the rest of the stuffing?”

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The end of the year has snuck upon us. After two months of no-Christmas-it’s-barely-Halloween, it’s actually time to buy a tree. I saw the bin with our decorations in the garage, but didn’t have the courage to try and dig it out from under all of the other boxes.

I did, however, offer to host a small brunch without considering the implications…implications being that I have to clean up the paint trays and half-empty boxes…and figure out what to do with the cabinet still lying in the living room. Maybe I’ll throw a sheet over it and pretend it’s decorative?

In any case. Squash! This is a lovely simple recipe: bake squash, cook bacon, cook onions, mix together. Top with cheese. And I learned something new: spaghetti squash strands run not down the length of the squash, but around the circumference. So if you like the strands longer, cut the squash into two short halves.

It’s just such an interesting food. A squash goes in, and out comes:

Spaghetti Squash with Bacon and Caramelized Onions | BearandBugEats.com

Say yes to the squash!

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