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Spaghetti Squash with Marinara Sauce

Ditch the carbs and enjoy spaghetti without the guilt.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cut squash in half and remove seeds. Scrape seeds, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Roast squash at 375° F (200° C) until you can insert a knife without resistance, about 35 to 45 minutes.
  3. With a fork remove squash, should look like spaghetti.
  4. Plate, pour marinara sauce over squash and add parmesan. Enjoy.
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i make my own marinara which makes this even better than your favorite jarred sauce
16 Nov 07 by member: toofat
I make it with homemade ragu or meatballs and tomato sauce. I love it!
Love this recipe. I microwaved the squash. Cut squash lengthwise very carefully. Pierce each half a few times. Place face down in a microwavable container with about 1/4 cup of water. Cover with Saran wrap and nuke for about 5-7 minutes (depending on how large the squash is) twice, turning once after first 5-7 min session. Also, I actually didn't use any oil or salt. The Marinara sauce has plenty of salt. I used the organic tomato basil sauce they sell at Costco - yummy.
18 Nov 09 by member: C_from_DC
I have found a new love!
20 Feb 11 by member: dd_in_alaska
I made this recipe this week, yummy!! I did not use oil or salt either. I baked squash in oven. I seasoned some tofu with no salt Italian herbs, spay some Pam in a pan on the stove, allow tofu to brown. What a meal this was. Tofu, pasta sauce, squash and a dash of grated Parm cheese. To Die for!!!!
29 Feb 12 by member: Nadiab

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 281 calories in 1 serving of Spaghetti Squash with Marinara Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 40% fat, 51% carbs, 9% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 118
Calories 280
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 13.11g 20%
  Saturated Fat 2.606g 13%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.773g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g  
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 1317mg 55%
Potassium 850mg  
Total Carbohydrate 38.14g 13%
  Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
  Sugars 11.15g  
Protein 6.6g  
 
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 17% Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
14%
of RDI*
(280 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (51%)
 
Fat (40%)
 
Protein (9%)
Carbohydrates, 38.14g (51%) Fat, 13.11g (40%) Protein, 6.6g (9%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories