Superb Spaghetti Squash

Added Oct 8 2012 to Meals
Serves: 3
Ever wonder what to do with spaghetti squash? This low calorie side dish is packed with flavour but not calories!
  • Spaghetti Squash side dish, low calorie : Laurie Barker Jackman
  • 1 medium spaghetti squash, halved and seeded
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • basil, chopped, to garnish
Nutritional Information
Nutrition Information for 1 cup
3 g
155 mg
19 g
4 g
7 g

1.  Bake squash, cut side down on a greased baking sheet at 350F for 45 - 50 minutes.  Using a fork, scrape strands into a bowl, set aside.

2.  In a pan, saute onion, garlic and mushrooms until soft, add tomatoes and heat through. 3. Combine the squash with the tomato mixture and serve, garnish with parmesan cheese and basil.


Laurie's Tip

What a great low calorie side dish!  This would go nicely with some sauteed shrimp on top for some added protein and could make this a main dish.  Spaghetti squash has a wonderful texture, there are so many flavours and veggies you could add to this recipe - experiment and have fun!

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