Mediterranean Spaghetti Squash Bowls
Mediterranean Spaghetti Squash Bowls
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Roasted spaghetti squash topped with your favorite Mediterranean ingredients and pesto! This healthy vegetarian dinner recipe will make everyone happy. Recipe yields 4 servings (4 stuffed spaghetti squash halves).

    Ingredients

    • 2 spaghetti squash
    • 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
    • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained, or 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas
    • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
    • ? cup chopped red onion (about ½ small onion)
    • ¼ cup thinly sliced Kalamata olives
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil and/or parsley, plus extra for garnish
    • 1 clove garlic, pressed or minced
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • Sprinkle of crumbled feta cheese or grated Parmesan (optional), for garnish
    • ¼ cup pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds)*
    • ½ cup packed fresh basil leaves
    • ½ cup packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 861 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 76 g 117.52%
    • Saturated Fat: 12 g 61.98%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.36%
    • Sodium: 824 mg 34.32%
    • Calcium: 110 mg 10.99%
    • Potassium: 722 mg 20.63%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 40.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 25 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 31.62%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 20 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 64.65%
    • Vitamin C 129.79%
    • Vitamin D 0.07%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat15
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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