Sunday, August 28, 2011

What I Love: Spaghetti with Squash

Hey Lovelies!
This recipe today is called "Spaghetti with Squash", and it is a deliciously healthy filled dish for your family/loved ones.
I adore this dish as it's FILLED with Vitamin's A & C and also Calcium and Iron.
SO good for you and also looks very nice on your plate. :)
Which easily brings a smile to your face!
Check out how to make it below..

A sensational side dish for six featuring two kinds of spaghetti—pasta and squash!

Prep Time
35 Minutes
Total Time
35 Minutes
6 servings

1 medium spaghetti squash (about 3 lb)
4 oz uncooked spaghetti, broken in half
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

Prick squash with fork; place on microwavable paper towel in microwave oven. Microwave on High 8 minutes; turn squash over. Microwave 8 to 11 minutes longer or until tender. Let stand 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package; return spaghetti to saucepan.
Cut squash lengthwise in half; remove seeds and fibers. Reserve one half for another use. From other half, remove spaghetti-like strands with 2 forks; reserve shell. Add squash and remaining ingredients to spaghetti in saucepan; toss. Return spaghetti mixture to squash shell to serve.
Makes 6 servings

Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tip:
Diets rich in beta-carotene may play a role in preventing cancer. Beta-carotene-rich foods are given away by their orange color - squash, sweet potatoes, carrots and cantaloupe are examples. Non-orange sources include kale, spinach and dandelion greens.

Nutrition Information:
1 Serving (1 Serving)Calories 170(Calories from Fat 50),Total Fat 5g(Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,Trans Fat 0g),Cholesterol 10mg;Sodium 260mg;Total Carbohydrate 28g(Dietary Fiber 4g,Sugars 7g),Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:Vitamin A 10.00%;Vitamin C 8.00%;Calcium 8.00%;Iron 10.00%;Exchanges:2 Starch;0 Fruit;0 Other Carbohydrate;0 Skim Milk;0 Low-Fat Milk;0 Milk;0 Vegetable;0 Very Lean Meat;0 Lean Meat;0 High-Fat Meat;1 Fat;Carbohydrate Choices:2;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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