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Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Recipe

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


Submitted by brookedp

Makes 2 servings



Italian style stuffed spaghetti squash

Recipe Ingredients for Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

1 1/2 lbs spaghetti squash
2 tsp. olive oil
1/4 c onion, diced
1/4 c red pepper, diced
1 garlic clove
8 oz ground beef, or any meat
1 c canned whole tomatoes, chopped
1/4 tsp oregano
1 salt and pepper
2 oz Mozzarella or Cheddar cheese, shreaded
1 tbsp Italian parsley, chopped

Recipe Directions for Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Using fork pierce squash; place whole squash on baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Reduce to 350 degrees.

  2. Cut squash in half lengthwise, remove and discard seeds. Scoop out pulp, reserve shells. Set both aside.

  3. In skillet heat oil, add onion, red pepper and garlic. Saute until onion is translucent. Stir in ground meat, saute until meat is no longer pink, add tomatoes, seasonings and reserved squash pulp and cook, stir occasionally until liquid is absorbed. Spoon half of mixture into a shell.

  4. Place shells in baking dish(s) and bake 20 minutes. Sprinkle cheese on each one and then broil until melted and browned. Serve with sprinkled parsley.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 590.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
468
Calories from Fat
174
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.3g
30%
Saturated Fat
7.3g
36%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
116mg
39%
Sodium
288mg
12%
Potassium
1093mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates
30.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
45.0g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 71%
Calcium 32% Iron 30%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
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