Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Gluten Free
Health score
36%
Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
60 min.
4
799kcal

Suggestions

Ingredients

  •  avocado 
  • 0.3 cup olives black
  • 15 oz black beans low-sodium canned
  • 0.5 cup regular corn 
  • 16 oz enchilada sauce 
  • 16 oz enchilada sauce 
  • 0.3 cup cilantro leaves fresh
  • cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • cups rotisserie chicken cut cooked
  • small spaghetti squash 

Equipment

  • oven
  • baking pan
  • microwave

Directions

  1. If you don't have have your chicken already prepared or have leftovers, cook the chicken breasts and shred or dice.Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti squash. Two methods to cook the squash: #1- Microwave by placing squash in a baking dish, cut size down and fill the dish with an inch of water. Microwave on high for about 8-12 minutes (rotating a few times) or until the outside is soft enough to be pierced with a fork. #2-
  2. Brush inner flesh with oil, season with salt and pepper and roast in a 400 F oven, cut side up in a baking dish until tender, about 30-40 min.
  3. Mix together the chicken, enchilada sauce, beans, corn, olives, cilantro and cheese (save some of the cheese for topping).Scrape the sides of the spaghetti squash so the "noodles" are tossed and more loose.Divide the enchilada mixture between the squash boats and top with the extra cheese you saved.Broil in the oven until the cheese is melted and golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Garnish with cilantro and top with avocado slices (if using).

Nutrition Facts

Calories799kcal
Protein26.45%
Fat33.76%
Carbs39.79%

Properties

Glycemic Index
31.88
Glycemic Load
2.72
Inflammation Score
-9
Nutrition Score
32.14347826087%

Flavonoids

Cyanidin
0.33mg
Epicatechin
0.37mg
Epigallocatechin 3-gallate
0.15mg
Luteolin
0.06mg
Quercetin
0.53mg

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:799.49kcal
39.97%
Fat:31.49g
48.45%
Saturated Fat:6.85g
42.78%
Carbohydrates:83.5g
27.83%
Net Carbohydrates:57.47g
20.9%
Sugar:30.23g
33.58%
Cholesterol:119.49mg
39.83%
Sodium:3223.19mg
140.14%
Protein:55.5g
111%
Fiber:26.03g
104.11%
Folate:212.68µg
53.17%
Manganese:1.03mg
51.6%
Vitamin A:2463.87IU
49.28%
Vitamin B6:0.85mg
42.44%
Potassium:1406.83mg
40.2%
Phosphorus:377.49mg
37.75%
Vitamin B3:7.37mg
36.85%
Vitamin B5:3.54mg
35.42%
Vitamin C:28.92mg
35.06%
Magnesium:135.31mg
33.83%
Iron:5.71mg
31.71%
Copper:0.6mg
30.24%
Calcium:284.65mg
28.46%
Vitamin B1:0.42mg
27.94%
Vitamin K:28.95µg
27.58%
Vitamin B2:0.42mg
24.76%
Vitamin E:3.2mg
21.31%
Zinc:2.78mg
18.52%
Selenium:7.48µg
10.68%
Vitamin B12:0.14µg
2.31%
Source:Foodista