Sriracha Spaghetti Squash with Sausage

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216 CALORIES 17g CARBS 9g FAT 17g PROTEIN
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Sriracha and spaghetti squash? When I first saw this combination a couple of months ago it seemed crazy to me. Yet every time I saw the Sriracha in my fridge or roasted a spaghetti squash, this recipe came to mind. So I finally gave in and tried it and couldn’t believe how delicious the results were. It is an incredibly simple dish just sausage, spaghetti squash, Sriracha, and some onions and garlic all sauteed together in minutes for a surprisingly delicious meal or side dish. In a rush? Here’s a quick way to cook your spaghetti squash. Simply poke a bunch of holes in it like you are making a baked potato and microwave it for ten minutes or until you can easily squeeze it. Then open carefully, scrape out the squash, and use in your favorite dish.
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Sriracha Spaghetti Squash with Sausage

Sriracha Spaghetti Squash with Sausage

Adapted from whiteonricecouple.com
PREP TIME: 15 Min
COOK TIME: 10 Min
TOTAL TIME: 25 Min
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Ingredients

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  • 1 U spaghetti squash
  • 1 tsp olive oil and cooking spray
  • 1/2 U onion, minced
  • 2 U garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 lb lean turkey sausage (chicken or vegetarian sausage also works)
  • 2 tbsp Sriracha
  • 2 tbsp Hoisin sauce

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Instructions

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First you will need to cook your spaghetti squash. The easiest way to cook it is in the microwave. Lately my favorite way to do it is to just stab a bunch of holes in the squash, like you are cooking a potato and then throw the whole thing in the microwave for 10 minutes. It should be soft when you take it out.

2

In a saute pan over medium heat, warm the olive oil. Spray with cooking spray and add the onions and garlic. Cook for five minutes or until it becomes fragrant and begins to soften.

3

Add the sausage and cook for about 5 minutes, breaking it up as it cooks, until cooked through.

4

Add the sausage and cook for about 5 minutes, breaking it up as it cooks, until cooked through.

5

Stir in the spaghetti squash and serve.

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Nutritional Facts
Serving Size: 219g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 216
Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g
14%
Saturated Fat 2g
10%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 64mg
21%
Sodium 775mg
34%
Total Carbohydrate 17g
6%
Dietary Fiber 3g
10%
Sugars 8g
Protein 17g

* 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.

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