Low-Carb Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Veggies

November 15, 2015 Rebecca Longshore

Not only is spaghetti squash a tasty addition to your day, but it’s also a delicious way to incorporate veggies into mealtime in a variety of ways. Even if you’ve never even thought about eating a low-carb or gluten-free diet, this stuff is the real deal—tender, filling, and naturally sweet! From creamy-cheesy, to hearty-meaty this recipe is a play on the pasta classics with a spaghetti squash twist. 


Spaghetti Squash with Chicken and Veggies
Brimming with fresh ingredients such as spinach, mushrooms and tomatoes, this low-carb dish packs in a punch of flavor and a hearty 21g of protein at only 225 calories per serving.

1 1.5 pound spaghetti squash
2 tablespoons olive oil
6 ounces fresh spinach
1/2 cup baby bella mushrooms, sliced
1 cup tomatoes
2 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
kosher salt (optional)
Black pepper
2 tablespoons feta cheese, crumbled


1. Cook the spaghetti squash in the oven according to these directions.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add one tablespoon of olive oil. Sprinkle chicken with  salt and pepper; sauté 6 minutes on each side or until done. Slice chicken, remove from the pan.

3. Add remaining tablespoon of olive oil to the pan, mushrooms and tomatoes; cook 6-8 minutes. Add spinach; stir until wilted.

4. Combine chicken, with the veggie mixture.

5. Scoop about 1 cup of spaghetti squash and 1/2 cup of the veggie-chicken mixture per serving. Sprinkle with feta.

Serves 4
CALORIES 225; FAT 11g (sat 2.3g, mono 5.9g, poly 1.5g); PROTEIN 21g; CARB 12g; FIBER 3g; CHOL 59mg; IRON 2mg; SODIUM 208mg; CALC 103mg

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