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Mana's Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Looking for an easy Mana's Spaghetti Squash recipe? Learn how to make Mana's Spaghetti Squash using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gpmicro

Makes 4 servings



1. Place the squash halves, cut sides down, in a glass baking dish. Add 1/8 cup water and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 8-10 minutes until tender; cool slightly. 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add the onion and cook over medium-high heat for 3 minutes until the onion is translucent. Add the zucchini and cook for 4-5 minutes until the zucchini begins to brown. Add the tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Reduce the heat; simmer gently for 10 minutes. 3. Using a fork, scrape the squash strands into a bowl. Toss with the remaining tablespoon of oil. Mound the squash in the center of 4 pasta bowls and spoon the vegetable mixture around the squash. Drizzle with more oil, if desired, and garnish with Parmesan cheese, if using. Add the lemon slices.

Recipe Ingredients for Mana's Spaghetti Squash

1 pound spaghetti squash
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 medium red onion
1/2 medium zucchini
2 medium tomatoes, diced
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground pepper

Recipe Directions for Mana's Spaghetti Squash

  1. 1. Place the squash halves, cut sides down, in a glass baking dish. Add 1/8 cup water and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 8-10 minutes until tender; cool slightly.

  2. 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil. Add the onion and cook over medium-high heat for 3 minutes until the onion is translucent. Add the zucchini and cook for 4-5 minutes until the zucchini begins to brown. Add the tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Reduce the heat; simmer gently for 10 minutes.

  3. 3. Using a fork, scrape the squash strands into a bowl. Toss with the remaining tablespoon of oil. Mound the squash in the center of 4 pasta bowls and spoon the vegetable mixture around the squash. Drizzle with more oil, if desired, and garnish with Parmesan cheese, if using. Add the lemon slices.

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First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 216.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
86
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
99mg
4%
Potassium
353mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
12.4g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
1.7g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 4% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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