Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti Squash Recipe

How To Make Chicken Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

Whip up this delectable spaghetti squash dish in just under 2 hours! It’s loaded with a tasteful chicken parmesan for a more belly-filing meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3lbsspaghetti squash
  • 2tbspolive oil,divided
  • 24ozmarinara sauce,or pasta sauce, divided
  • 1tspItalian seasoning
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • lbschicken breasts,boneless, skinless, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1cupmozzarella cheese
  • 1tbsptomato paste
  • 14ozdiced tomatoes,canned with juice

For Topping:

  • 2tbspbutter,melted
  • 3tbsppanko bread crumbs
  • 1tspparsley,fresh
  • 1tbspparmesan cheese,shredded

Instructions

  1. Mix the butter, bread crumbs, parsley and parmesan cheese together. Set aside.

  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  3. Cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise.

  4. Scoop out seeds, then drizzle the cut side with oil. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Place the cut side down on a baking sheet, then bake for 60 minutes or just until tender.

  6. Season the chicken with Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

  7. Heat the olive oil in a skillet, then add the chicken and for cook 4 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

  8. Add the marinara sauce, tomato paste and diced tomatoes.

  9. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until thickened.

  10. Remove the spaghetti squash from the oven, then run a fork along the flesh to separate into strands. Toss with butter, salt and pepper.

  11. Spoon the spaghetti squash into a casserole dish, then cover with the chicken mixture.

  12. Top with cheese and the topping mixture.

  13. Bake 20 minutes or until heated through.

  14. Serve warm, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 563.52kcal
  • Fat: 33.18g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.28g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.34g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.86g
  • Fiber: 7.40g
  • Sugar: 15.04g
  • Protein: 37.70g
  • Cholesterol: 124.62mg
  • Sodium: 1350.52mg
  • Calcium: 401.74mg
  • Potassium: 1073.38mg
  • Iron: 3.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 216.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 16.31mg
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