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BCfresh Spaghetti Squash Marinara [VIDEO]

Kids will love this fun and healthy substitute for pasta that’s served with a simple marinara sauce flavoured with garlic and basil.

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BCfresh Spaghetti Squash Marinara
Serves 4
Kids will love this fun and healthy substitute for pasta that’s served with a simple marinara sauce flavoured with garlic and basil.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
55 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
55 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 BCfresh Spaghetti Squash
  2. 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  3. 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
Marinara Sauce
  1. 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  2. 1/3 cup (75 ml) finely chopped onion
  3. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato paste
  5. 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) jarred passata (strained and puréed Italian tomatoes)
  6. 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
  7. 6 basil leaves, torn
  8. 1/4 cup (60 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
  9. 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400˚F (200˚C). Line baking sheet with parchment. Halve squash lengthwise and scrape out seeds. Drizzle cut sides with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place on prepared baking sheet; bake cut sides down for 45 minutes or until tender.
  2. Using a fork, scrape out strands of spaghetti squash; squeeze gently to remove excess liquid. Transfer to serving platter.
  3. Marinara Sauce: Meanwhile, in skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion and garlic for 4 or 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomato paste; cook for 1 minute. Stir in passata, salt and pepper; bring to simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in basil.
  4. Spoon marinara sauce over spaghetti squash. Top with Parmesan and parsley.
Notes
  1. For a hint of spice, add a pinch of hot pepper flakes to the marinara sauce.
  2. Add your favourite meatballs to the marinara sauce for a healthy and delicious variation on spaghetti and meatballs.
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BCfresh and our grower partners can confirm that onions packaged as Bestfresh Chefs Reserve 10lb Onions are not included in the recall as they are NOT SOURCED from Thomson International (Bakersfield, California).

Our Bestfresh 10lb Onion packaging is a black mesh bag with gold label with UPC 7-75058-50108-2 – they are Washington onions sourced from completely different grower/packer and are safe to consume. 

If you have lingering concerns regarding the safety of Bestfresh Chef’s Reserve 10lb onions, we recommend you dispose of the product or return to Costco for a full refund.

For more information regarding the recall please visit CFIA at

https://www.inspection.gc.ca/food-recall-warnings-and-allergy-alerts/2020-08-01/eng/1596343331110/1596343336880

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https://www.inspection.gc.ca/about-cfia/transparency/regulatory-transparency-and-openness/food-safety-investigations/outbreak-of-salmonella-infections-linked-to-red-on/eng/1596550549442/1596550550020#a1