healthy eats. spaghetti squash

Looking for a healthy alternative to the traditional pasta dish? Use spaghetti squash!

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped Vidalia onion
  • 1 can low sodium black beans, drained
  • 1 lb. chicken breast, grilled and diced
  • 1/4 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Cut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds from middle until forms a shallow bowl
  3. Rub each side of squash with 1 tbsp. evoo and sprinkle with salt and pepper
  4. Place squash on pan face down. Place in oven and cook for 25 minutes
  5. While squash is cooking, dice the onions and grilled chicken. Place in pan with remaining olive oil and drained black beans
  6. Cook contents of pan until heated thoroughly, approximately 5 minutes
  7. Place into a bowl and add buffalo sauce. Mix together.
  8. Remove squash from oven after 25 minutes. Scrape squash with fork to make into “spaghetti”.
  9. Leaving spaghetti squash in the shell, add chicken, bean, onion mixture into spaghetti squash bowls.
  10. Sprinkle with cheese on top and place back in oven for five minutes
  11. Remove and Enjoy!!
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