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Chicken Spaghetti Squash Mac

Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8
This skillet prepared healthy chicken macaroni dinner recipe can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.
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Ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 (8 oz) carton fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 tsp chipotle pepper powder
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1 Tbsp whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. In a microwave safe baking dish, add 1 inch of water. Cut squash in half, scoop out seeds & poke holes on both sides of squash using a fork. Place it face down in dish. Microwave squash 10 minutes or until soft.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet heat oil & garlic over medium-high. Add chicken & cook 5-7 minutes or until golden brown on all sides
  3. Add mushrooms, broccoli & chipotle powder. Cook 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Slowly stir in milk, flour & cheeses until smooth. Remove from heat.
  5. Caution squash may be hot. Using a fork, scrape flesh of squash into a large bowl. Add skillet contents to spaghetti squash & mix well. Serve immediately.

 


Tips

Spaghetti squash is a delicious substitute for pasta in most recipes!

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per recipe
Serving size (255g)
Amount per serving
Calories
210
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
    Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
    Total Sugars 5g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%
Protein 21g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 244mg 20%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 526mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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