Taco Bake

Taco Bake

Taco bake

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Entree
Servings 9 servings
Calories 223 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound 93/7 lean ground beef
  • 1 bundle cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 1 can corn
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 2 TBSP taco seasoning
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 cup low fat cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Place your spaghetti squash halves on a baking sheet, with insides facing up and seeds scooped out. Drizzle with olive oil and bake for approximately 40 minutes util the center is tender. Allow too cool.
  • While the squash is roasting, brown your ground meat in a large skillet over medium heat until it is full cooked. Once cooked, drain any grease out and add taco seasoning, tomatoes, corn and onion and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the veggies have softened slightly.
  • Once the squash is cooked and cooled slightly for handling, use a for and shred for noodle-like strands. Transfer the spaghetti squash to th skillet with everything else.
  • Stir all together and then transfer to a 9 x 13 baking dish. Top with cheese and chopped cilantro. Bake for 15 minutes or until the cheese has melted.

Notes

Nutrition

Sodium: 735mgCalcium: 210mgVitamin C: 19.8mgVitamin A: 1300IUSugar: 5gFiber: 2gPotassium: 234mgCholesterol: 38mgCalories: 223kcalTrans Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 3gFat: 10gProtein: 21gCarbohydrates: 14gIron: 2.2mg
Keyword casserole, low carb
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Chow Mein

Chow Mein

Chow Mein

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Entree, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 8 1 cup servings
Calories 80 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large spaghetti squash
  • 1/4 cup braggs aminos
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 each onion, diced
  • 1 bunch celery
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 can water chestnuts
  • 1 container mushrooms

Instructions
 

  • Cut spaghetti squash in half length wise and scoop out seeds. Lay skin side up in a 9x13 pyrex and pour 1/2 inch of water in the bottom of the pan. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes until flesh is easy to indent. (You do not want to overcook spaghetti squash or it will be mushy. I like to leave a little crunchy for this recipe). Once done, shred with fork so it break apart into strings. Set aside.
  • Dice celery and onion.
  • Lightly coat deep skillet pan with olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add, garlic, onion, celery, water chestnuts, mushrooms and cook, stirring often, until tender, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in cabbage until heated through, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in spaghetti squash and braggs aminos until well combined, about 2 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.
  • *this recipe would be great with shrimp!

Notes

Nutrition

Sodium: 735mgCalcium: 40mgVitamin C: 28.9mgVitamin A: 850IUSugar: 5gFiber: 3gPotassium: 91mgCalories: 80kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.4gFat: 2gProtein: 3gCarbohydrates: 14gIron: 0.7mg
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Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Entree
Servings 12 servings (equal size)
Calories 192 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds chicken breast, cooked
  • 1 large spaghetti squash
  • 1/2 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup OPA Ranch Dressing
  • 1 cup low fat shredded cheese
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 9 Tbsp egg whites
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and crease 9x13 pan and set aside.
  • Boil chicken until soft and then shred with a fork.
  • Cut squash in half and scrape the seeds out. microwave for approximately 8 minutes or until squash is able to be shredded.
  • While squash is cooking, sauce the onion for 5-7 minutes, until softened and mostly cooked through.
  • Shred the squash with a fork and place in a large bowl. Use clean towel and press any liquids out.
  • Add the onion mixture to the bowl with the chicken, buffalo sauce, ranch, egg whites, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir well.
  • Pour minute into greased pan.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 30-40 minutes.
  • Cut into 12 equal parts and enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition

Sodium: 723mgCalcium: 170mgVitamin C: 5.8mgVitamin A: 450IUSugar: 2gFiber: 1gPotassium: 311mgCholesterol: 51mgCalories: 192kcalTrans Fat: 0.02gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 7gProtein: 25gCarbohydrates: 7gIron: 0.7mg
Keyword casserole, chicken, spicy
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