Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 163.9
  • Total Fat: 9.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 179.3 mg
  • Sodium: 889.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 13.8 g

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Great dinner or side dish! Great dinner or side dish!
Number of Servings: 4


    1 whole Summer Squash, halved and deseeded
    8-10 Strips of Turkey Bacon
    3 Eggs
    1/2 cup of Milk, nonfat
    1/2 cup Chicken or Vegetable Broth
    4 tbsp. Parmesan Cheese, reduced fat preferably
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1/4 tsp Oregano, ground
    1/2 Salt


Cut spaghetti squash in half, deseed, and place face down in microwavable dish (appx. 2-3 inch deep.) Pour 1/2 cup of broth in the bottom of dish. Microwave on high for 10-12 minutes. Use spoon to scrap out flesh from the skin of each squash half into a bowl, pour excess liquid over flesh, set aside.

Whisk together eggs and 1/2 milk until frothy. Add cheese. Add , garlic powder and salt.

Cut turkey bacon into 1/2 inch pieces. Saute for 3-5 minutes in a large pot on medium heat until crispy. Add spaghetti squash. Pour egg mixture into pot. Cook eggs in squash/bacon mixture for 7-8 minutes or until it turns very thick and eggs are cooked. Serves 4, generously for dinner or a side dish.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PANDORALSU.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very good! - 1/28/21

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    Yes, prep time is a little longer, but . . . . this is delicious! - 1/28/20

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    Very Good
    A little long in prep (15 minutes did not cut it since the squash has to cook first), but I really liked it and it is different from the usual red sauce. I will do it again. - 11/10/15