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Squash Mozza-ghetti

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1 medium spaghetti squash
2 cups (500 mL) Italian tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/4 cup (60 mL) pine nuts
1/2 cup (125 mL) dried chorizo, diced
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh basil, chopped
Salt and freshly ground pepper
6 oz (180 g) Canadian Mozzarella Ball, sliced

Yields: 4 Servings

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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 1 hr
  • Yields 4 Servings

As fun to eat as it is to say. This is a delicious way to include a healthy dose of vegetable goodness in a dinner that makes leftovers taste even better the next day.

  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 1 hr
  • Yields 4 Servings

Gouda cheese is nicely matched with a fruity, well-balanced Chardonnay and even beer.


Ingredients

1 medium spaghetti squash
2 cups (500 mL) Italian tomatoes, seeded and diced
1/4 cup (60 mL) pine nuts
1/2 cup (125 mL) dried chorizo, diced
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh basil, chopped
Salt and freshly ground pepper
6 oz (180 g) Canadian Mozzarella Ball, sliced

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

Cut squash in half lengthwise and remove seeds. Place in an oven-safe dish, cut side down, and add ¼˝ (0.5 cm) of water to bottom of the dish. Cover with aluminum foil and cook in the oven for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, mix tomatoes with pine nuts, chorizo, garlic and basil. Generously season with salt and pepper.

Remove dish from the oven, drain water and turn squash halves over. Fill centres with tomato mixture and continue cooking for 20 minutes.

Top with Mozzarella slices and cook for 10 more minutes. Brown under the broiler if desired. Serve immediately.

Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Provolone, Cheddar, Gouda.

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Gouda cheese is nicely matched with a fruity, well-balanced Chardonnay and even beer.

Gouda cheese is nicely matched with a fruity, well-balanced Chardonnay and even beer.

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 296 Calories
Protein: 16 g
Carbohydrate: 10 g
Fat: 22 g
Fibre: 2.2 g
Sodium: 520 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 23 % / 257 mg
Vitamin B12: 66 %
Zinc: 30 %
Phosphorus: 24 %
Vitamin C: 24 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 1 milk product serving(s) per person.

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