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Spaghetti Squash with Shrimp and Asparagus

By Katie Wilhoit
adapted from: thegraciouspantry.com
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196
Calories 
16g
Carbs 
4g
Fat 
28g
Protein 
3
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(5 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

Easy, weeknight dinner for 4 and saves well as leftovers. Inspired by the Gracious Pantry.

Prep Time

Spaghetti Squash with Shrimp and Asparagus

10
Prep Time: 
Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

4
  • 1 U spaghetti squash (large)
  • 1 lb asparagus, chopped
  • 1 lb shrimp (cooked and large)
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 3 U garlic cloves (or more)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup. chicken broth
  • 1/16 tsp. red pepper flakes (or more to taste)
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese (if desired, leave out for Paleo/Whole30)

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
2 cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 196
Calories from Fat 33
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g
6%
Saturated Fat 1g
6%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 185mg
62%
Sodium 222mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate 16g
5%
Dietary Fiber 5g
19%
Sugars 6g
Protein 28g

Directions

  1. Cook spaghetti squash in microwave 7 minutes, or until tender. Using a spoon, scoop out the seeds and discard. Using a fork, scrape the squash and place in a bowl. Set aside. Put asparagus in second microwave safe dish, cover with plastic and heat 3 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in large skillet until warm, add garlic and cook 1-2 minutes. Add onions, and cook until translucent. Take out of pan, and add to asparagus. Set aside.
  3. Add shrimp, and cook until just warmed. Remove and add to asparagus/onion mix. Add spaghetti squash to skillet, and season with salt/pepper/red pepper flakes/parsley. When it begins to toast, add asparagus/onion mix and shrimp, and mix everything together until combined. Add chicken broth and combine. Cover and let simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Place 2 cups of squash in a bowl, and top with 2 TBSP parmesan cheese.
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  • Colleen Gooding 's picture
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    Average: 4 (1 vote)

    5254
    I really loved this! It has great flabout and texture. I think I would remove the shrimp tails next time so it was easier to eat.
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