I have a recipe to share that is perfect for people who are
on a low carb diet or just want to consume more vegetables for dinner without
feeling like a rabbit. I made this “Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs in Tomato
Sauce” a while ago with my friends and we all enjoyed it. Some enjoyed it more
than others (like me haha), but none of us can deny that it was quite
satisfying despite the lack of carbs.
its flesh is known for resembling long spaghetti strands when cooked. One cup
of this awesome vegetable amounts to only 40 calories and is rich in omega-3
essential fatty acids, omega-6 fatty acids, and beta carotene. These
nutrients/minerals help prevent heart disease, cancer, atherosclerosis, and can
also help lower blood pressure.
take some muscle power but if you go slow and steady, it should be fine! It
doesn’t matter if you cut it lengthwise or not. Scoop out the seeds, and place
the cut side down onto a plate that has a few centimetres of water. This is to
keep the squash moist during cooking process.
escape. Then put it in the microwave and cook it in 4 minute intervals. Any
longer than four minutes and I’m scared my microwave will explode. 😛 Mine took
about 7-8 minutes for each “half” of the squash but it really depends on the
power of your microwave and size of your squash.
the touch, then it is done. Don’t let it overcook or you will get soggy mushy
end of it while you scrape the flesh with a fork.
and Romano” tomato sauce (you can use whatever
tomato sauce you like) and garlic and fresh tomatoes.
Hehehe… no homemade meatballs for me!
much all, folks!
However, it wasn’t too big of a problem for me and I quite enjoyed the overall
dish. Some of my friends didn’t take a liking to it because they said it tasted
‘too healthy’. But for all of you health freaks out there, I think you’ll enjoy