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Spaghetti Squash of LOVE

Spaghetti Squash of LOVE

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What’s in it-

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash (2 pounds)
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, diced
  • 4 medium fresh mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or canola
  • 2 medium tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 t olive oil or canola

Let’s Put it togather-

  1. Cut squash in half lengthwise; discard seeds. Place squash cut side up in a oven-safe dish. Drizzle with olive oil or canola oil. Roast at 400 for 45 min. or Microwave, uncovered, on high for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Cool.

 

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, sauté the peppers, mushrooms and onion in oil until tender. Add tomatoes and garlic; saute 4-5 minutes longer.

 

  1. When squash is cool enough to handle, use a fork to separate strands. Place squash into the pan with the veggies, sauté until hot and fully mixed. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Yield: 4-6 servings.

Chef Robert’s tip: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave. The cook time might take longer or shorter.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1/2 cup spaghetti squash with 1/2 cup pepper mixture) equals 110 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 372 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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