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Spaghetti Squash & Chicken with Avocado Pesto

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Description

Give pesto pasta a healthy makeover with this easy recipe that combines low-carb spaghetti squash with high-protein chicken breast. Top this powerhouse combo with homemade basil pesto that gets a creamy upgrade from ripe avocados to complete a mouthwatering chicken dinner.
#gluten-free
By Eatingwell
Cooking time
60 min
Dish level
Basic
Meal type
Dinner

Macro nutrients

Cal
468
Proteins
31g
Fats
28g
Carbs
25g

Micro nutrients

Total weight
474g
Carbs
25.59g
Dietary fiber
7.11g
Sugar
7.94g
Fats
28.31g
Saturated
3.85g
Poly
3.51g
Mono
16.96g
Trans
0g
Proteins
31.45g
Sodium
27.4%
Potassium
18.47%
Cholesterol
26.87%
Vitamin A
37007.12%
Vitamin C
18.87%
Vitamin B6
2.57%
Vitamin D
0%
Vitamin B12
0%
Calcium
7.25%
Iron
4.07%
Magnesium
4.79%
Percentages are based on a diet of 2000 calories a day. Learn more in our blog.
Ingredients
Instructions
329 cal
Spaghetti Squash
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weight 1135g ( x2.5 路 lb )
P
7g
F
5.7g
C
77g
531 cal
Chicken Breast Boneless Skinless
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weight 454g ( x1 路 lb )
P
109g
F
6.5g
C
0g
239 cal
Avocado
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weight 149g ( x1 路 medium )
P
3g
F
21g
C
12g
581 cal
Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
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weight 67.5g ( x5 路 tablespoon )
P
0g
F
65g
C
0g
173 cal
Pistachios Roasted Unsalted
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weight 30.75g ( x0.25 路 cup )
P
5.4g
F
13g
C
8.3g
5 cal
Lemon Juice
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weight 28.35g ( x2 路 tbsp )
P
0.1g
F
0.1g
C
2g
6 cal
Basil, fresh
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weight 22.68g ( x1 路 cup )
P
0.6g
F
0.2g
C
1g
0 cal
Salt
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weight 4.5g ( x0.75 路 tsp )
P
0g
F
0g
C
0g
4 cal
Garlic
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weight 3g ( x1 路 clove )
P
0.2g
F
0g
C
1g
2 cal
Pepper
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weight 1.15g ( x0.5 路 tsp )
P
0.1g
F
0g
C
0.7g