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Basil Pesto Spaghetti Squash

Basil Pesto Spaghetti Squash

I hadn't used spaghetti squash until about 18 months ago. As an alternative to spaghetti or angel hair pasta, this amazing product of nature, delivers an incredible result. Just roasting it in the oven also makes it easy to prepare and quick to clean up... Win, Win, Win
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course 10 Day Body Reboot - The Core 4, Dinners, Sides
Servings 4 people
Calories 253 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 each Spaghetti Squash
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
  • 4 tbsp Basil Pesto (our recipe)
  • Salt & ground black pepper for seasoning

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Cut the top and bottom off the squash and cut across into 5 round slices. (skin still on)
  • Place into a baking tray and drizzle with 1/2 the olive oil, turn over the slices over and drizzle the remaining 1/2 of the olive oil on the other side.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 45 minutes
  • Take the Squash out of the oven and test the flesh can "take a fork". Then use a couple of forks to pull the flesh from with the skins and you will see the squash turn into noodle like strands. Complete this for all the slices, then split into 4 portions
  • Stir the Basil Pesto through the hot noodles and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 253kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 3gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gSodium: 524mgPotassium: 317mgFiber: 4gSugar: 6g
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