Avocado, Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Melange Recipe

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Del Monte® avocado, grilled chicken and spaghetti squash make a delightful pasta-less salad.
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $9.74 ($2.43/serving)*
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash, about 3 pounds
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 Del Monte® avocado
  • ¼ medium red onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
Pierce spaghetti squash with a knife. Microwave on high until tender, about 20 minutes, turning over about half-way through cooking. Let cool slightly. Cut in half length-wise; remove seeds, scrape out flesh, rake with a fork and place in large bowl. Rub chicken breast with 1 Tbsp olive oil. Grill until done; let cool and cut into ½-inch cubes. Cut avocado in half; remove seed and skin, then cube. Add all ingredients, including remaining olive oil, to bowl with spaghetti squash. Toss gently and serve.

Complete this Healthy Plate: Serve with sliced whole grain baguette and glass of skim milk.
Serves: 4
Fruits & Veggies per Serving
2.25 Cup
Nutrition Info
Calories: 370
Total Fat: 20g
Saturated Fat: 3.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 49%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 9%
Protein: 27g
Carbohydrates: 25g
Cholesterol: 65mg
Dietary Fiber: 8g
Sodium: 300mg
Each serving provides: An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin C, niacin, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, potassium and phosphorus, and a good source of vitamin E, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc.

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online, Summer 2016.


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