Skip the pasta and save calories without losing flavor!
1/2 lb extra lean ground turkey
1 medium/large spaghetti squash
1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup low sodium vegetable broth
1/2 cup pomodoro pasta sauce
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped zucchini
1/4 cup chopped onions
1 chopped garlic clove
Slice spaghetti sauce in half lengthwise. Place cut side down in a medium sized (9×11) microwave safe dish filled with about 1/2 inch of water. Cover dish with plastic wrap and heat on high in the microwave for 15-20 minutes.
In a medium-large sized skilled heat 1 tbsp of olive oil. Add chopped garlic, chopped onion, and turkey. Cook turkey until done. Add chopped zucchini, mushrooms, broth, marinara sauce. Cover and cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes stirring occassionally.
Place spaghetti squash on plate. With a slotted spoon add the meat sauce to one half of the sqaghetti squash.
Makes 2 servings. (1/2 of 1 large half of spaghetti squash and 1/2 meat sauce= 1 serving)
Nutrition facts per serving:
29.4 g protein
21 g carbohydrates
9 g fat