Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Spaghetti squash13 Pound
 Salt To Taste
 Water3 Cup (48 tbs)
For meat sauce
 Ground beef1 Pound
 Onion1 Large
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Green bell pepper1
 Tomato puree29 Ounce (1 Can)
 Dried oregano1 Teaspoon
 Fresh basil/2 teaspoons dried basil2 Tablespoon, chopped
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Parmesan cheese1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1020 Calories from Fat 403

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.2%

Saturated Fat 17 g84.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 97 mg

Sodium 890.7 mg37.1%

Total Carbohydrates 132 g43.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.5%

Sugars 14.4 g

Protein 42 g84.9%

Vitamin A 50.2% Vitamin C 151.8%

Calcium 73% Iron 58.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Using a sharp knife, chop up the squash and remove the seeds and discard them

MAKING
2) Into a pot, pour enough water and put in the squash
3) Cover with a lid and cook till the squash become soft and tender
4) Add in the salt to taste
5) To make the meat sauce, into a large skillet, saute the beef in its own fat juices
6) Meanwhile using a sharp knife, chop the onions coarsely
7) Mince the garlic using a garlic press or mince using a knife
8) Using a knife, dressed the peppers and chop them into medium pieces
9) Add the onion and the pepper to the beef and saute till tender


SERVING
5) Serve the squash topped with meat sauce
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