Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: -1 minutes

Cooking duration: -1 minutes

 

Ingredients:

2 avocados

1/3 cup black olives

15 oz can low-sodium black beans

1/2 cup corn

16 oz enchilada sauce

16 oz enchilada sauce

1/4 cup fresh cilantro

1 cup shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese

2 cups cooked rotisserie chicken

2 small spaghetti squash

Equipment:

baking pan

microwave

oven

Cooking instruction summary:

  1. If you don't have have your chicken already prepared or have leftovers, cook the chicken breasts and shred or dice.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti squash. Two methods to cook the squash: #1- Microwave by placing squash in a baking dish, cut size down and fill the dish with an inch of water. Microwave on high for about 8-12 minutes (rotating a few times) or until the outside is soft enough to be pierced with a fork. #2- Brush inner flesh with oil, season with salt and pepper and roast in a 400 F oven, cut side up in a baking dish until tender, about 30-40 min.
  3. Mix together the chicken, enchilada sauce, beans, corn, olives, cilantro and cheese (save some of the cheese for topping).
  4. Scrape the sides of the spaghetti squash so the "noodles" are tossed and more loose.
  5. Divide the enchilada mixture between the squash boats and top with the extra cheese you saved.
  6. Broil in the oven until the cheese is melted and golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Garnish with cilantro and top with avocado slices (if using).

 

Step by step:


1. If you don't have have your chicken already prepared or have leftovers, cook the chicken breasts and shred or dice.Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti squash. Two methods to cook the squash: #1- Microwave by placing squash in a baking dish, cut size down and fill the dish with an inch of water. Microwave on high for about 8-12 minutes (rotating a few times) or until the outside is soft enough to be pierced with a fork. #2-

2. Brush inner flesh with oil, season with salt and pepper and roast in a 400 F oven, cut side up in a baking dish until tender, about 30-40 min.

3. Mix together the chicken, enchilada sauce, beans, corn, olives, cilantro and cheese (save some of the cheese for topping).Scrape the sides of the spaghetti squash so the "noodles" are tossed and more loose.Divide the enchilada mixture between the squash boats and top with the extra cheese you saved.Broil in the oven until the cheese is melted and golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.

4. Garnish with cilantro and top with avocado slices (if using).


Nutrition Information:

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799 Calories
55g Protein
31g Total Fat
83g Carbs
36% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
799k
40%

Fat
31g
48%

  Saturated Fat
6g
43%

Carbohydrates
83g
28%

  Sugar
30g
34%

Cholesterol
119mg
40%

Sodium
3223mg
140%

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Protein
55g
111%

Fiber
26g
104%

Folate
212µg
53%

Manganese
1mg
52%

Vitamin A
2463IU
49%

Vitamin B6
0.85mg
42%

Potassium
1406mg
40%

Phosphorus
377mg
38%

Vitamin B3
7mg
37%

Vitamin B5
3mg
35%

Vitamin C
28mg
35%

Magnesium
135mg
34%

Iron
5mg
32%

Copper
0.6mg
30%

Calcium
284mg
28%

Vitamin B1
0.42mg
28%

Vitamin K
28µg
28%

Vitamin B2
0.42mg
25%

Vitamin E
3mg
21%

Zinc
2mg
19%

Selenium
7µg
11%

Vitamin B12
0.14µg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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