Spaghetti squash (Cucurbita pepo)


Spaghetti squash is unlike any other squash. It is very low in sugar and calories, making it a favorite of those following a low carbohydrate diet. As you might expect from its name, spaghetti squash can be forked into strings after baking or steaming and is commonly eaten as a pasta substitute.  In our project we grew Small Wonder, a small single-serving hybrid variety known to have more flavor than other spaghetti squash varieties. Small Wonder is extremely long storing (as are most spaghetti squash varieties) and amazingly high yielding, especially when grown dryland.



Alexandra Stonesimple