Spaghetti Squash with Shrimp and Asparagus

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196 CALORIES 16g CARBS 4g FAT 28g PROTEIN
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(5 PointsPlus®)
Easy, weeknight dinner for 4 and saves well as leftovers. Inspired by the Gracious Pantry.

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The Recipe

Spaghetti Squash with Shrimp and Asparagus

Adapted from thegraciouspantry.com
PREP TIME: 10 Min
COOK TIME: 25 Min
TOTAL TIME: 35 Min
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Ingredients

US METRICS
  • 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)

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Instructions

  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.
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

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.

† SmartPoints™ and PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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On Spaghetti Squash with Shrimp and Asparagus
January 13, 2017 - 16:15
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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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