Spaghetti & Meat: The Healthy Way


Just for my low-carb day, I made this delicious spaghetti with meat. Instead of using regular pasta noodles, I used spaghetti squash. At the end this meal was not only delicious but low in calories!!!!

Yields 4 portions

Ingredients for Spaghetti Squash:

1 spaghetti squash
1/4 c parmesan cheese
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp garlic powder

Procedure

1. wash and cut the squash lengthwise 
2. poke the outside of the squash multiple times
3. place in a safe bake dish with open side down
4. bake at 400 degrees for 35-45 min or until tender in the center
5. using mittens, remove from oven and turn around
6. still using the mittens, using a fork, remove the pulp of the squash, it comes out as spaghetti noodles
7. add reminder of ingredients

Ingredients for Ground Beef:

6 oz ground beef
1 green bell pepper
1 red bell pepper
1 medium yellow onion
2 tbsp salt

Procedure

1. wash veggies
2. cut veggies into cubes
3. place meat in pan, add veggies and brown
4. add salt
5. cook until done
6. top squash with the meat

Nutrition Facts per portion:

Calories: 158
Carbs: 6g
Fat: 11 g
Protein: 9g
Sodium: 655g
Sugar: 3g
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