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Basil Pesto Spaghetti Squash Pasta

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WW Freestyle: 10
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Basil Pesto Spaghetti Squash Pasta - An easy and healthy spaghetti squash pasta dinner tossed with basil pesto and sun dried tomatoes.
Course: Dinner
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories:
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds spaghetti squash
  • 1 tablespoon STAR Olive Oil with Fresh Basil , divided
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1/2 cup basil pesto
  • 1/2 cup julienne-cut sun dried tomatoes (not in oil)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 4 ounces thin slices of fresh mozzarella

Instructions 

  • Heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil in a skilet; add garlic and cook for 20 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Add sun dried tomatoes and cook for 30 seconds, stirring frequently.
  • Stir in basil pesto; cook for 1 minute and remove from heat. Set aside.
  • Carefully remove squash from microwave and let stand few minutes or until cool enough to handle.
  • Take a fork and peel the spaghetti strands over the prepared pesto; gently stir to combine.
  • Transfer the squash pasta back into the squash "boats", top with cheese, and put it under the broiler for 4 to 5 minutes, or until cheese begins to melt.
  • Remove from broiler, drizzle with remaining olive oil and serve.