Baked Spaghetti Squash with chickpea stuffing
This is a perfect dish for vegetarians (or even vegans) for a festive meal like Thanksgiving or Christmas.
It is easy to make and bake alongside the Turkey!
1 Spaghetti squash, cut in half
1 can chick peas
1 can tomato sauce
1 tbsp. olive oil
¼ cup onion chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup red pepper chopped
½ cup green pepper chopped
¼ tsp. chili flakes
½ tsp. oregano
Salt & pepper to taste
Scoop out seeds from squash and place on a baking dish, sprayed with some oil.
In a skillet, heat oil and sauté onion and garlic.
Add peppers and remaining spices and lastly add the tomato sauce.
Transfer the chickpea mixture into the two squash halves.
Cover with foil and bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour or until the squash is fully cooked and soft.
To serve: place on a large platter surrounded by a medley of roasted vegetables.