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SPAGHETTI SQUASH PRIMAVERA

eat 5 to 9 a day

Serves 6.
Each serving is equal to one 5 A Day serving.

Ingredients

    • 1 cup tomatoes, finely chopped
    • 1 cup diced cucumbers
    • 1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh basil
    • 1/2 cup diced red onions
    • 1 Tbsp salad oil
    • juice of 1 lemon
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 1 spaghetti squash (about 3 lbs)
    • 4 quarts boiling water
    • dash of salt and freshly ground pepper
     

Directions

Place tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, basil and onions in a large bowl.

Combine the oil, lemon juice and garlic and pour over vegetables.

Mix well and set aside to marinate.

Place spaghetti squash in boiling water and cook 15 minutes.

Prick in four places with a fork and continue cooking another 30 minutes.

Remove squash.

Let cool for 5 minutes, then cut in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds.

Using a fork, pull out the strands of "spaghetti."

Mix with the well-marinated vegetables.

Season with salt and pepper.
 

Nutritional analysis per serving:
Calories 106, Fat 3g,Calories From Fat 24%, Carbohydrates 19g, Protein 2g, Cholesterol 0mg, Fiber 0g, Sodium 42mg.

CDC.gov - 5 a Day
 

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