Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Broccolini (TNT)

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Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Broccolini (TNT)

Post by pstarkoski on Thu Jun 30, 2016 2:48 am

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Broccolini

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/spaghetti_squash_lasagna_broccolini.html
From EatingWell:  November/December 2014
In this low-carb spaghetti squash lasagna recipe, garlicky broccolini, spaghetti squash and cheese are combined for a healthy take on a favorite casserole. This bakes right in the squash shells for a fun presentation. Serve with a big Caesar salad and some warm and crusty whole-grain bread.
4 servings  |  Active Time: 30 minutes |  Total Time: 40 minutes 

Ingredients


  • 1 2 1/2- to 3-pound spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 bunch broccolini, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

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Preparation

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[*]Position racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 450°F.
[*]Place squash cut-side down in a microwave-safe dish; add 2 tablespoons water. Microwave, uncovered, on High until the flesh is tender, about 10 minutes. (Alternatively, place squash halves cut-side down on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake in a 400°F oven until the squash is tender, 40 to 50 minutes.)
[*]Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add broccolini, garlic and red pepper (if using); cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes. Add water and cook, stirring, until the broccolini is tender, 3 to 5 minutes more. Transfer to a large bowl.
[*]Use a fork to scrape the squash from the shells into the bowl. Place the shells in a broiler-safe baking pan or on a baking sheet. Stir 3/4 cup mozzarella, 2 tablespoons Parmesan, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper into the squash mixture. Divide it between the shells; top with the remaining 1/4 cup mozzarella and 2 tablespoons Parmesan.
[*]Bake on the lower rack for 10 minutes. Move to the upper rack, turn the broiler to high and broil, watching carefully, until the cheese starts to brown, about 2 minutes.
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Nutrition

Per serving : 194 Calories; 11 g Fat; 5 g Sat; 5 g Mono; 20 mg Cholesterol; 13 g Carbohydrates; 12 g Protein; 2 g Fiber; 587 mg Sodium; 334 mg Potassium
1 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 lean meat, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 fat

Tips & Notes

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  • Easy cleanup: To save time and keep your baking sheet looking fresh, line it with a layer of foil before you bake.




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