Bacon Spaghetti Squash is exactly what you do with that funny yellow looking thing in the produce section that you thought was just a decoration. If you haven’t have spaghetti squash yet, you are in for a delightful, delicious surprise.

Bacon Spaghetti Squashrep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 60 min
Ready In: 80 min

Servings: 6

1 medium Spaghetti Squash (about 2 lbs)
6 med strips cooked Bacon, cooked crisp, drained and crumbled
¼ cup fat free Evaporated Milk
¼ cup Egg Substitute
2 tbsp grated Parmesan Cheese
½ tsp Salt
1/8 tsp Ground White Pepper
1 pinch ground Nutmeg

Preheat the oven to 350-degrees. Pierce the spaghetti squash in several places with a fork. Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until soft. Remove from the oven and let stand for five minutes. Split the spaghetti squash lengthwise; remove the seeds. Using a fork, shred the spaghetti squash strands into a bowl.
Add the remaining ingredients to the hot spaghetti squash; toss and serve immediately.

Tips & Notes
This recipe makes for a fantastic spaghetti squash dish, guilt free!
Spaghetti squash is an oblong seed-bearing variety of winter squash. The fruit can range either from ivory to yellow or orange in color. The orange varieties have a higher carotene content. Its center contains many large seeds. Its flesh is bright yellow or orange. When raw, the flesh is solid and similar to other raw squash; when cooked, the flesh falls away from the fruit in ribbons or strands like spaghetti.
Spaghetti squash can be baked, boiled, steamed and/or microwaved. It can be served with or without sauce, as a substitute for pasta. The seeds can be roasted, similar to pumpkin seeds.
Spaghetti squash contains many nutrients, including folic acid, potassium, vitamin A and beta carotene. It is low in calories, average 42 calories per one-cup serving.
Just about anything you want to pour over spaghetti pasta will taste delicious poured over a spaghetti squash.

Nutritional Information Per Serving
Calories: 82
Total Fat: 4g
Cholesterol: 10mg
Sodium: 370mg
Total Carbohydrates: 7g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Protein: 5g


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