Spaghetti squash with tomatoes

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Spaghetti squash; (2 1/2 - 3 lb)
2 tablespoons Water
½ cup Chopped red or green sweet pepper
½ cup Sliced green onions
2 larges Tomatoes; chopped
2 tablespoons Snipped parsley
½ \N Tsp.Dried dillweed
2 teaspoons Dried basil; crushed
1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese; grated

Wash spaghetti squash; halve lengthwise. Scoop out seeds. Place squash halves, cut side down, in a baking dish. Bake in a 350ø F. oven for 30 to 40 minutes or till tender.

Meanwhile, in a medium nonstick skillet heat water. Add sweet pepper and green onions and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, parsley, dill, and basil. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes more or till of desired consistency.

Using two forks, remove stringy pulp from spaghetti squash and place on a serving platter. Spoon tomato mixture over spaghetti squash. Toss to combine. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Makes 6 servings.

Microwave directions for cooking spaghetti squash: Pierce squash several times with a fork, and place on paper towels in microwave oven. Microwave on high for 15 to 18 minutes or until tender, turning squash every 3 minutes. Let squash stand for 5 minutes; cut in half lengthwise, and discard seeds. Proceed as above.

Nutrition facts per serving: 66 calories, 1 g total fat (0 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 52 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Daily Values: 15% vitamin A, 59% vitamin C, 5% calcium, 8% iron.


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