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Clean Eating Quinoa Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Clean Eating Quinoa Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

This is a fun way to impress guests! Everything looks fancy served in half of a squash and this is no exception! But you don't have to serve it that way. If it's easier, scoop the cooked squash into the quinoa salad and stir. Serve in a regular bowl.

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Yield 6 servings
Calories 108 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (cooked with vegetable broth instead of water)
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 small spaghetti squash (seeds scooped out and cooked)
  • salt and pepper to taste after serving
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients, except the spaghetti squash,  in a medium to large mixing bowl and stir well to combine.

  2. Scoop the quinoa into the spaghetti squash halves and serve.

  3. If you prefer, you can simply scoop the flesh of the squash out into the quinoa bowl and mix it into the quinoa salad. Scooping it into the squash halves is more for presentation.

  4. Season with salt and pepper and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Quinoa Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 108 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sodium 332mg 14%
Potassium 251mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 18.5%
Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 2.9%
Iron 7.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.