Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Mozzarella Recipe

Butternut squash cut in half
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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Pretend you are eating pasta, while saving the calories. Spaghetti squash takes the place of pasta, while pesto, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese give depth to this. It's hard to believe this recipe needs only 5 ingredients. Use your favorite pre-made pesto sauce from the market or whip up your own pesto sauce in the food processor or blender.

What You'll Need

How to Make It

Place skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add olive oil and cooked spaghetti squash. Stir in pesto with a fork. When spaghetti squash is heated through, add mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses and stir. When begins to melt, remove from heat and serve hot.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
96 Calories
6g Fat
7g Carbs
4g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)