Persian-Spiced Chicken with Spaghetti Squash, Pomegranate, and Pistachios
Persian-Spiced Chicken with Spaghetti Squash, Pomegranate, and Pistachios
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Spice-rubbed chicken legs get roasted alongside spaghetti squash and onion for an easy sheet-pan dinner that’s bursting with bright, comforting flavors.

    Ingredients

    • 1 medium spaghetti squash (2–2 1/2 pounds), halved lengthwise, seeded
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
    • 1 medium red onion, peeled, quartered
    • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice, divided
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, divided
    • 4 chicken legs (thigh and drumstick)
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses (see cooks' note)
    • 1/2 cup roasted salted pistachios, coarsely chopped
    • 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped dill, plus more for serving
    • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped mint, plus more for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1469 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 57 g 88.2%
    • Saturated Fat: 18 g 92.08%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 26 mg 8.7%
    • Sodium: 2834 mg 118.1%
    • Calcium: 321 mg 32.1%
    • Potassium: 193 mg 5.51%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 11 mg 62.76%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 206 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 24 g 96.45%
    • Sugar: 50 g
    • Protein: 38 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 5.87%
    • Vitamin C 11.58%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch9
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total8 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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