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       Title: Almost Pasta Primavera
  Categories: Diabetic, Vegetables, Cheese, Main dish
       Yield: 6 servings
   3 1/2 lb Spaghetti squash; 1 medium          1 tb Skim milk;
       1 c  Broccoli flowerets; fresh         1/2 c  Part skim ricotta cheese;
       1 c  Zucchini; small, sliced             1 tb Parmesan cheese;
       1 c  Mushrooms; fresh, sliced          1/2 ts Imitation butter flavoring;
       1 c  Carrot; sliced                    1/4 ts Salt;
       1    Clove garlic; small, crushed      1/2 ts Italian seasoning;
     3/4 ts Reduced calorie margarine,        1/8 ts Coarsely ground pepper;
   Wash squash; cut in half lengthwise and discard seeds. Place squash,
   cut side down, in a Dutch oven; add 2 inches water. Bring water to a
   boil, cover and cook 20 minutes or until squash is tender.
   Drain squash and cool. Using a fork remove spaghetti-like strands.
   Measure 3 cups of strands; set aside. Remove remaining strands for
   other use.
   Steam vegetables 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain well.
   Combine squash strands and vegetables, tossing gently. Cover to keep
   warm; set aside.
   Saute garlic in margarine in a small saucepan; remove from heat. Add
   milk, cheese, buter flavoring, and seasonings to saucepan. Cook over
   low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is hot (do not boil).
   Spoon cheese mixture over vegetable mixture, tossing gently.
   Food Exchanges per serving:  1 food exchange + some free vegetables,
   1/2 high-fat meat + 1/2 fat exchanges....
   {I found this on the cooking echo, it sounded sooo good!  It may be
   worth trying out as soon as I can convience “Bert” that squash is
   good for you and yours.;-) which is the reason why I put it in my
   diabetic recipes file}
   Yields 6 servings (about 77 calories, 4.5 grams protein, 2.5 grams
   fat, 10.3 grams carbohydrate, 7 milligrams cholesterol, 171
   milligrams sodium, and 331 milligrams potassium per serving).
   Source: “Southern Living: 1986 Annual Recipes” Oxmoor House, 1986.
   Shared by: June Hoffman, 7/93