Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms and Vodka Sauce

Another delicious, low-calorie, vegetarian dish by Monte Parker.

Healthy Life Perspectives

Spaghetti squash is one of my favorite foods–so healthy and so easy to master. I use this as a healthier substitute for pasta. 1 cup of pasta can be 220 calories, compared to 1 cup of spaghetti squash which is 42 calories. Spaghetti squash is low in carbs and high in water content. Definitely a delicious and healthy alternative to real spaghetti.

I made a spaghetti squash recipe, topped with vodka sauce and sauteed mushrooms. Here is how it all went down:

  • Preheat oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut the spaghetti squash in half

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  • Scoop out the seeds and pulp with a spoon

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  • Slather with a tbsp oil per each half, season with salt and pepper
  • Bake in oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 minutes

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  • When the spaghetti squash only has 20 minutes left to bake, put minced garlic and a tbsp of oil in a pan on medium heat…

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