Spaghetti Squash Primavera Recipe

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Kristen Modified: August 19, 2021
Spaghetti Squash Primavera Recipe

How To Make Spaghetti Squash Primavera

No meat and loaded with veggies! This spaghetti squash primavera is cooked with broccoli, carrots, and zucchini with Pecorino Romano.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1small spaghetti squash,2 cups cooked
  • 1tspolive oil
  • 1tbspshallots,minced
  • 1clovegarlic,crushed
  • ¼cupred onion,diced
  • ¼cupcelery,diced
  • ¼cupcarrots,diced
  • 1cupbroccoli florets
  • ½cupzucchini,diced
  • 2cupsmarinara sauce,homemade
  • ½tbspPecorino Romano,grated or any good quality cheese
  • 3ozfresh mozzarella

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Cut spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds and membrane. Season lightly with salt and black pepper.

  3. Bake for about 1 hour, or longer if needed, on a baking sheet, cut side down.

  4. Once cooked, use a fork to scrape the strands out into a bowl.

  5. In a medium saute pan heat the oil over medium-low heat. Add the shallots, garlic, red onion, celery, and carrots and cook for 5 minutes, stirring.

  6. Add the broccoli and zucchini and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  7. Add the marinara sauce, increase heat to medium and simmer for about 3 to 4 minutes until the vegetables are tender-crisp.

  8. Add 2 cups of the spaghetti squash, Pecorino Romano, and stir. Adjust the salt and pepper to taste, and cook for 1 minute.

  9. Divide the vegetables into two small casserole dishes, or use the shells of the spaghetti squash to make boats, then place under the broiler or in a hot oven until the cheese melts.

Recipe Notes

For a faster method using the microwave, stab the squash with a knife all around and place on a microwave safe dish. Microwave for 7 to 9 minutes or the skin gives when cut with a knife.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 369.09kcal
  • Fat: 17.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.95g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.40g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.22g
  • Fiber: 8.50g
  • Sugar: 22.08g
  • Protein: 16.88g
  • Cholesterol: 41.02mg
  • Sodium: 1462.49mg
  • Calcium: 384.09mg
  • Potassium: 1369.72mg
  • Iron: 3.37mg
  • Vitamin A: 360.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 50.74mg
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