Skillet Spaghetti Squash


1 Spaghetti squash
4 bacon strips, diced
3 tbsp. butter
1 tbsp. brown sugar
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
1/2 cup shredded cheese, optional


Cut squash in half lengthwise, discard seeds. Place cut side down on microwave save plate.

Microwave each half 8 minutes or until easily pierced with fork.

Cool and separate spaghetti stands with fork.

In skillet, cook bacon until crispy.

Remove bacon. Add butter, brown sugar. Salt and pepper to the bacon drippings in skillet. Stir in bacon and spaghetti squash, heat through.

Remove from heat and stir in cheese if desired (parmesan, mozzarella, cheddar, or cheese of choice).