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Spaghetti Squash Pasta Salad With Basil Dressing

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  Spinach fettuccine 4 Ounce
  Chopped tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh basil/2 teaspoons dried basil 2 Tablespoon
  Snipped chives 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Cooked spaghetti 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Squash strands 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Torn spinach leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs), washed
  Canned sardines in oil 2 3⁄4 Ounce, drained
  Cherry tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Bring a large pot of water to the boil for the pasta.
Cook the fettuccine at a rapid boil for 8 to 9 minutes until al dente.
Drain well.Combine the chopped tomatoes, olive oil, lemon juice, basil, chives, garlic and salt and pepper to taste in a large bowl.
Add the warm pasta to the dressing and toss to coat well.
Add the squash and spinach leaves and toss gently.
Transfer the salad to a serving platter.
Lay the sardines on top of the salad and garnish with cherry tomatoes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1446 Calories from Fat 577

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g103.1%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g51%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.6 mg7.5%

Sodium 678.8 mg28.3%

Total Carbohydrates 173 g57.8%

Dietary Fiber 24.3 g97.1%

Sugars 21.4 g

Protein 50 g99.4%

Vitamin A 162.4% Vitamin C 236.2%

Calcium 60.2% Iron 42.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spaghetti Squash Pasta Salad With Basil Dressing Recipe