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Spaghetti Squash Italiano

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  Spaghetti squash 4 Pound (1 Piece)
  Olive oil flavored vegetable cooking spray 1
  Finely chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped zucchini 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely chopped mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Freshly ground turkey 3⁄4 Pound
  Reduced fat low salt ham 2 Ounce, chopped
  Fat free tomato basil spaghetti sauce 25 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Chopped fresh oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh basil 1 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Dried crushed red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 3 Tablespoon

Wash squash; cut in half lengthwise.
Remove and discard seeds.
Place squash halves, cut sides down, in a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
Add water to dish to depth of 1/2 inch.
Bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until squash is tender; let cool slightly.
Using a fork, remove spaghetti-like strands; discard shells.
Set strands aside, and keep warm.
Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot.
Add onion and garlic; saute 2 minutes.
Add zucchini, and saute 2 minutes.
Add mushrooms; saute 2 additional minutes.
Remove vegetables from skillet, and set aside.
Coat skillet with cooking spray; add turkey.
Cook over medium-high heat until turkey is browned, stirring until it crumbles.
Add vegetable mixture, ham, and next 5 ingredients.
Cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated.
To serve, spoon turkey mixture over spaghetti squash; sprinkle with cheese.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1927 Calories from Fat 489

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g85.1%

Saturated Fat 18 g90.2%

Trans Fat 0.9 g

Cholesterol 333.7 mg111.2%

Sodium 4584.4 mg191%

Total Carbohydrates 238 g79.2%

Dietary Fiber 23.6 g94.6%

Sugars 46.2 g

Protein 123 g246.3%

Vitamin A 131.8% Vitamin C 220.6%

Calcium 120.9% Iron 107.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spaghetti Squash Italiano Recipe