Quick Cheesy Squash
Quick Cheesy Squash is a delicious recipe for a baked spaghetti squash side dish. A possible option for large gatherings and holidays. It takes about 30 minutes total time start to finish and cooked in the microwave. Perfect for the warm months, so as not to heat up the house. It is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic, Weight Watchers (1) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 10 servings. Quick Cheesy Squash will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cookiing Time: 12 Minutes.
1 spaghetti squash (about 3 lb.)
2 tbsp grated reduced-fat Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup shredded 2% Mozzarella cheese
2 Roma tomatoes, finely chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1. Pierce Squash several times with a fork or sharp knife to allow steam to escape. Microwave on HIGH 10 minutes or just until squash is softened, turning after 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes.
2. Cut squash in half, lengthwise; remove and discard seeds. Use fork to scrape insides of squash to form strands; place in a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients; toss lightly with fork. Spoon into 1 squash shell; discard remaining shell.
3. Microwave for 2 minutes or until heated through.
YIELD: 10 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/2 cup per serving.
Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 1
Carb Choices: 1/2
Calories: 50, Total Fat: 1.5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 80mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 7g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 3g
Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/cheesy-spaghetti-squash-61689.aspx
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