Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms and Reduced fat Italian Sausage

Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms and Reduced fat Italian Sausage
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 375.7
  • Total Fat: 18.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 43.3 mg
  • Sodium: 994.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g

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Introduction

Using Spaghetti Squash instead of regular Spaghetti saves you more that 50% on the calories! Using Spaghetti Squash instead of regular Spaghetti saves you more that 50% on the calories!
Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    1 Large Spaghetti Squash (cooked & "Noodled")
    1 1/2 C Sliced Mushrooms
    1 C Chopped Onions
    3 Cloves Garlic minced
    1 Tbsp Olive Oil
    2 Links Johnsonville Pork & Chicken Mild Italian Links
    2 C Prego Heart Smart 100% Natural Traditional Italian Sauce
    3 Tbsp Kraft 3 Cheese (Parmesan, Romano, and Asiago)
    1 tsp Dried Thyme Leaves
    1 tsp Dried Oregano
    2 tsp Dried Basil
    1/4 tsp Morton's salt Substitute
    1/4 tsp Black Pepper


Directions

Pierce Spaghetti Squash with Sharp Knife in 6 or 7 spots and Microwave on High for 10 minutes. Check for tenderness (knife should slip in fairly easily. If not cook additional 2 minute and test again. repeat if necessary.
once done Cut in 1/2 length wise, scoop out seeds with spoon being careful not to remove any of the squash and set Squash aside.
1) in a small pot bring just enough water to cover the Links to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and let cook 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
2) Bring oil to medium high heat in a large non-stick skillet, add links and lightly brown. (you can slice links before browning if desired) remove and set aside.
3) Add Mushroom Slices and all spices and cook 4-5 minutes then add Onions and garlic and cook until onions are tender.
4) Reduce heat to a simmer and add Prego. Cook about 10 minutes.
5) Drag tynes of a fork through the meat of the spaghetti squash going length wise to remove flesh and create "noodles". Should yield about 4 1/2 cups. Divide into three, plate and reheat in microwave about 30-45 seconds.
6) Divide Sauce into thirds and top "Spaghetti"
7) Slice Italian Links and divide into thirds and top "Spaghetti"
8) Sprinkle 1 Tbsp Kraft Three Cheese Mixture on each plate. (tastes even better if you brown it under the broiler) Serve Hot!

Serving Size: Makes 2 Servings

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JMW65483.

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