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Cheesy Spaghetti Squash

Orange colored vegetables, such as squash, are excellent sources of vitamin A.  Squash is also a good source of vitamin C, folate, and thiamine. Squash is very easy to cook, tastes great, and is low in calories and fat!

Serves: 1/2 cup

Time: 12 minutes

Ingredients

1 large spaghetti squash 

2 Tbsp parmasan cheese 

2 diced tomatoes 

1/2 cup shredded reduced fat mozzarella cheese 

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 

Directions

  1. Pierce spaghetti squash several times with a fork or sharp knife.
  2. Microwave on high for about 10 minutes or until soft, turning over after 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Cut squash in half, remove and discard seeds.
  4. Using a fork scrape the insides of the squash to form strands; reserve one squash shell.
  5. Toss strands with parmesan, mozzarella, tomatoes, and parsley. Spoon mixture back into the reserved shell.
  6. Microwave on high for 2 minutes to heat through.