Herbed Spaghetti Squash With Angel Hair Pasta

Herbed Spaghetti Squash With Angel Hair Pasta

Mixing spaghetti squash with pasta seriously amps up the nutrition of any pasta dish!
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
25 min 45 min 1 h 10 min 4

Ingredients


1 squash Spaghetti squash (cooked)
341 gm Pasta, Capellini/angel hair, dry (or gluten-free)
1 tbsp Oregano, fresh (or dried)
2 tbsp Basil, fresh (or dried)
2 clove(s) Garlic (or 1 tsp garlic powder)
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp Sea salt, fine
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded (optional)

Instructions


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add a healthy pinch of salt. Cook angel hair pasta for 7-10 minutes, until al dente. 
  2. Meanwhile, in a large pan over medium-high heat, add olive oil, oregano, basil, garlic, and salt. Saute until fragrant for 3 minutes.
  3. When pasta is cooked, drain it (but do NOT rinse it) and add straight to the pan.
  4. Add squash and saute to heat everything through and incorporate everything. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and serve.

Advanced Preparation

1 - 3 days prior [optional], Spaghetti squash 1 squash
Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut squash in half lengthwise, remove seeds and pulp. Place squash face down on baking tray and bake for 45 minutes or until you can easily pierce the flesh with a knife. When cool enough to handle, pull strands of squash apart with fork. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 548
Calories from fat 109
Calories from saturated fat 25.2
Total Fat 12.2 g
Saturated Fat 2.8 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.9 g
Cholesterol 4.5 mg
Sodium 621 mg
Potassium 714 mg
Total Carbohydrate 94 g
Dietary Fiber 7.9 g
Sugars 3.1 g
Protein 15.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 3.2
Milk Alternative 0.1
Vegetables 8.5

Energy sources


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Notes:

For gluten-free

use gluten free pasta

Non-dairy 

omit the parmesan cheese


Nutritional Highlights

Squash

is a power-packed veggie that is rich in manganese, vitamin A, B6, vitamin C and folate. It is fairly high in fiber

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