arugula pesto

Gina Homolka

Arugula Pesto with Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is my favorite low-carb pasta substitute, and it’s so easy to make. Although you can roast it in the oven for an hour, I prefer to pierce it all over and microwave it – only takes 7 to 8 minutes!

Just a few weeks ago I made a Spaghetti Squash Primavera, which turned out amazing, so  when I came across this Spaghetti Squash with Arugula Pesto side dish, I was all over it. You can double the portions and have it as a meatless main dish – all for under 300 calories.

The only change I made to the original recipes was swapping the Parmesan cheese, for shredded Pecorino Romano which is what I had on hand. This was quick and easy, and the red pepper flakes gave this dish a little zing! I will certainly be making this one again!

You can see the full recipe here.

Enjoy!

Gina – Skinnytaste.com