Spaghetti Squash & Meat Sauce

Spaghetti Squash & Meat Sauce
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 534.9
  • Total Fat: 22.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 101.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1,445.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.6 g
  • Protein: 39.6 g

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Introduction

This is a great dish that satisfies a craving for pasta, but full of veggies instead! It's about 2/3 the carbs of pasta too! If you haven't tried Spaghetti Squash, it's really fun and tasty and a good option to replace normal pasta. This is a great dish that satisfies a craving for pasta, but full of veggies instead! It's about 2/3 the carbs of pasta too! If you haven't tried Spaghetti Squash, it's really fun and tasty and a good option to replace normal pasta.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 Large Spaghetti Squash
    1 Green Bell Pepper Diced
    1 Medium Yellow Onion Diced
    1 Roasted Red Pepper Diced
    1 Cup of Mushrooms Sliced
    3 Cloves of Garlic Minced
    1 tsp of Canola Oil
    1 Pound Ground Turkey
    1/4 cup of Reduced Fat Feta Cheese
    1 Cup of Reduced Fat (2%) Mozzarella Cheese
    1 Jar of Spaghetti (Tomato) Sauce
    1 Bunch of Cilantro Chopped, reserve 1 Tbsp for garnish
    Salt
    Pepper
    Italian Seasonings

Directions

~Preheat oven to 400 degrees
~Slice spaghetti squash in half, lengthwise and remove seeds
~Spray inside with oil spray and sprinkle with salt and pepper
~Place cut-side down on greased cooking sheet
~Roast in oven for 1 hour
~Take out of oven, test for fork tenderness on outside, turn over and allow to cool
~While cooling, take a large pan and place oil over medium-high heat
~Saute' onion, peppers, garlic, mushrooms and Italian seasonings until tender
~Add ground turkey and stir frequently until evenly browned
~Add jar of tomato sauce and bring to simmer
~Take a fork and shred the squash (it will naturally shred into spaghetti strands with very little effort), add to the sauce and mix
~Add the Feta cheese and cilantro and toss together
~Spoon out the mixture onto a plate, sprinkle with 1/4 cup of mozzarella cheese for each serving and garnish with cilantro

**Recipe makes 4 servings, approximately 2 1/4 cup each**

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KERRYMONIQUE.

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