“Pasta” Primavera

I love Italian cuisine! I mean who doesn’t love combining meat, fresh vegetables,  garlic, oil, and homemade tomato sauce? A ton of the dishes I make are Italian-inspired. This dish fulfills that delicious pasta-dish craving, without the pasta! My version of “pasta” primavera is made with spaghetti squash and is the perfect combination of garlic, spices, meat, and vegetables!

Spaghetti Squash Primavera | Lexiscleankitchen.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 Spaghetti Squash
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (more to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp ground garlic
  • Freshly ground pepper (to taste)
  • Himalayan sea salt (to taste)
  • 2 handfuls fresh organic spinach
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • Protein of choice (2 organic chicken breasts, 10 large shrimp)
  • Optional: Add in other vegetables (zucchini, broccoli, grape tomatoes, asparagus)
  • Optional: Garnish with fresh basil and parmesan when serving

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Roast spaghetti squash
  3. Prepare protein of choice (I grilled 2 organic chicken breasts and shrimp)
  4. Place spaghetti squash in a medium size pot
  5. Add oil and garlic and mix well over medium heat to combine
  6. Lower heat and add in sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and any other vegetables of choice
  7. Add in protein and mix well to combine
  8. Top with fresh basil and fresh parmesan (optional) and serve hot

Spaghetti Squash Primavera | Lexiscleankitchen.comSpaghetti Squash Primavera | Lexiscleankitchen.com

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