Yield: 1 servings
|1||Spaghetti squash; (2 1/2 - 3 lb)|
|½ cup||Chopped red or green sweet pepper|
|½ cup||Sliced green onions|
|2 larges||Tomatoes; chopped|
|2 tablespoons||Snipped parsley|
|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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