Spaghetti Squash With Tomatoes and Mushrooms

Spaghetti Squash With Tomatoes and Mushrooms

It wouldn’t be too much of an exaggeration to say that spaghetti squash is a magical vegetable.

Slice it in half, roast it an oven – and voila! – this yellow, football-shaped squash turns into strands of “spaghetti.”

All you have to do is run your fork through the flesh to separate the strands, then top with your favorite sauce or vegetables.

In this recipe, we sauteéd onions, mushrooms, and cherry tomatoes with white wine and finished it with fresh herbs and shaved parmesan.

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Spaghetti Squash With Tomatoes and Mushrooms

This spaghetti squash recipes includes sauteéd onions, mushrooms, and cherry tomatoes with white wine, and finished with fresh herbs and shaved parmesan.

Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword vegetarian
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 3 servings
Calories 248 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash (about 3 lbs.)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, cut into halves
  • 4 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Chopped parsley (for garnish; optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

  2. Place squash on parchment-lined baking sheet. Poke squash 2 or 3 times with a fork. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until tender. Cool for 20 to 30 minutes.

  3. While the squash cooks, heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

  4. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until translucent.

  5. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 minute.

  6. Add mushrooms; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until mushrooms release liquid.

  7. Add wine, cherry tomatoes, and basil; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until soft. Set aside.

  8. Cut squash in half lengthwise. Remove seeds. Scrape flesh into stringy noodles.

  9. Evenly divide squash between three bowls. Evenly top with onion mixture, cheese, and parsley (if desired).

Nutrition Facts
Spaghetti Squash With Tomatoes and Mushrooms
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 248 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 409mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 16g
Protein 6g 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes and Mushrooms | BeachbodyBlog.com

P90X/P90X2 Portions
2 Vegetable
1 Fat

P90X3 Portions
1½ Carb
1 Protein
2 Fats

Body Beast Portions
1 Protein
4 Vegetables
2 Fats

Container Equivalents
3 Green
½ Yellow
½ Blue
1 tsp.

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Photos and recipe by Amanda Meixner