Italian Spaghetti Squash Recipe
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Italian Spaghetti Squash Recipe

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This is a unique and easy way to cook spaghetti squash. Be sure the squash is on the small or medium side so that it fits into the slow cooker after being cut in half.—Melissa Brooks, Sparta, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash (3 pounds)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 195 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 661mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 7g fiber), 9g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 starch, 1 medium-fat meat

Directions

  1. Halve squash lengthwise; discard seeds. Fill with tomatoes and mushrooms; sprinkle with seasonings. Place in an oval 7-qt. slow cooker, tilting one slightly to fit.
  2. Cook, covered, on low until squash is tender, 6-8 hours. Sprinkle with cheese. Cook, covered, on low until cheese is melted, 10-15 minutes. To serve, cut each half into two portions. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Italian Spaghetti Squash in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2009, p82

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Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

"EASY and tastes great! I added some italian seasonings, just because i can't leave good enough alone - yummy!"

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2011

"It was very easy to put together I loved the taste"

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