Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes, Basil, and Parmesan

Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes, Basil, and Parmesan

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Here is a delicious late summer side dish bursting with fresh flavors. This dish would go well with a grilled entrée.

Ingredients 

  • 1 Spaghetti Squash
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 2 teaspoons Dried Basil Or ½ cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes Thinly sliced
  • Salt To taste
  • Black Pepper To taste

Equipment

  • Microwave
  • Large Mixing Bowl

Instructions

  • Place the 2 squash halves, cut side down, in glass baking dish. Add about 1/4 cup water and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on high 12 minutes or until soft when pressed. Let stand covered for 3 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, whisk oil, basil, oregano and 2 Tablespoons Parmesan. Stir in tomatoes and season lightly with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Scrape squash out with a fork, add strands to tomato mixture and toss until combined. Sprinkle with remaining 1 Tablespoon Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes, Basil, and Parmesan
Amount per Serving
Calories
 
123
Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Cholesterol
 
2
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
86
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
357
mg
10
%
Carbohydrates
 
18
g
6
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
3
g
6
%
Vitamin A
 
495
IU
10
%
Vitamin C
 
14
mg
17
%
Calcium
 
100
mg
10
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Basil, Cherry Tomatoes, Gound Black Pepper, Olive Oil, Oregano, Parmesan Cheese, Salt, Spaghetti Squash