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Spaghetti Squash Supper Recipe
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Spaghetti Squash Supper Recipe

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This recipe is a deliciously different way to get your family to eat vegetables. It's a favorite summer meal at our house.—Joyce Hunsberger, Quakertown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash (3 to 3-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 small zucchini, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian stewed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 269 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 846 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Directions

  1. Halve squash lengthwise and discard seeds. Place, cut side down, in a microwave-safe dish. Add the water; cover and microwave on high for 12-15 minutes or until squash is tender. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook sausage in a large skillet until no longer pink; drain. Add the onion, green pepper, zucchini and garlic. Cook for 10 minutes or until the vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally; drain. Add the beans, tomatoes, Italian seasoning and salt. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until heated through.
  3. When squash is cool enough to handle, use a fork to separate strands; place in a serving dish. Top with sausage mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Spaghetti Squash Supper in Country Woman July/August 1996, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 269 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 846 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 14 g protein.

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2015

"Great recipe with lots of flavor that both my husband and I loved. It's just an extra bonus that it uses up some zucchini too!"

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Reviewed Oct. 14, 2014

"My first attempt at spaghetti squash and it came out great! So easy and delicious! I added some yellow pepper too and used spicy sausage"

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Reviewed Apr. 8, 2014

"Delicious, fast & easy!!! Loved it!"

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Reviewed Jan. 26, 2013

"Delicious and easy! My son has never been fond of spaghetti squash, but he raved abot this dish! Definitely a keeper!"

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2012

"My family loved this! I didn't have the zuchini so used stir fry vegetables and it turned out great. This will become a frequently used recipe!"

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