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Easy Cheesy Spaghetti Squash

Easy Cheesy Spaghetti Squash

1 Hr(s) 5 Min(s)
25 Min(s) Prep
40 Min(s) Cook
Use up all your garden produce this summer and make Easy Cheesy Spaghetti Squash. Add in your favorite herbs from the garden for extra flavor. This cheesy spaghetti squash dish is sure to become a dinnertime staple for your family.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1 small spaghetti squash (2-1/2 lb.), cut lengthwise in half, seeded
1 cup water
1 tsp. flour
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
3/4 cup milk
1 tsp. cracked black pepper
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 400ºF.
2
Place squash halves, cut sides down, in shallow baking dish. Add water. Bake 35 to 40 min. or until squash is tender; cool slightly.
3
Meanwhile, whisk mayo, flour and garlic powder in medium microwaveable bowl until blended. Gradually stir in milk. Microwave on HIGH 2 min. or until sauce is thickened, stirring after each minute. Stir in cheese. Microwave 1 min.; stir until cheese is completely melted and sauce is well blended.
4
Use folk to pull squash flesh into spaghetti-like strands; spoon into strainer. Drain well. Place in 4 serving bowls.
5
Top with cheese sauce and bacon; sprinkle with pepper.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Healthy Living
Save 160 calories and 18 g of total fat, including 7 g of saturated fat, per serving by preparing with KRAFT Light Mayo Reduced Fat Mayonnaise, fat-free milk, KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Cheddar Cheese and OSCAR MAYER Turkey Bacon.
Tip 2
Special Extra
Add your favorite herb, such as finely chopped fresh sage, to the hot mayo mixture along with the cheese.
Tip 3
Variation
Substitute cooked whole wheat pasta, hot baked potatoes or steamed fresh cauliflower florets for the spaghetti squash.
Nutrition
Calories
360
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g
37%
Saturated Fat 11g
55%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg
17%
Sodium 640mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates 12g
4%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 6g
12%
Protein 15g
30%
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
15%
Calcium
6%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
4 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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