SPAGHETTI SQUASH & KALE SALAD

December 23, 2012

If you have not already, you should get to know spaghetti squash because it is extremely cool. And you will undoubtedly have a “…whoa…” moment in the course of making it.

SPAGHETTI SQUASH & KALE SALADSPAGHETTI SQUASH & KALE SALAD
Serves 3-4

1 spaghetti squash
1 bunch kale, de-stemed and chopped
15 ounces chickpeas
3 cloves garlic
Olive oil
Salt & pepper
Shaved parmesan cheese
2 cups cooked chicken, cubed (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Slice squash in have lengthwise. Remove pit and seeds. Drizzle each half with olive oil and season with salt & pepper. Place downward on a baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes. Meanwhile, heat kale in a skillet over medium heat with garlic and olive oil for 5-7 minutes. Add chickpeas to kale and remove from heat. Using a spoon, remove insides of baked squash from shell. It will remove in strands, just like spaghetti. Transfer to bowl and toss with kale & chickpeas. Top with parmesan cheese.

SPAGHETTI SQUASH & KALE SALAD
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 1 bunch kale, de-stemed and chopped
  • 15 ounces chickpeas
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • Shaved parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, cubed (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Slice squash in have lengthwise. Remove pit and seeds. Drizzle each half with olive oil and season with salt & pepper. Place downward on a baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat kale in a skillet over medium heat with garlic and olive oil for 5-7 minutes. Add chickpeas to kale and remove from heat.
  4. Using a spoon, remove insides of baked squash from shell. It will remove in strands, just like spaghetti. Transfer to bowl and toss with kale & chickpeas.
  5. Top with parmesan cheese.

Adapted from My New Roots.

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Comments

  • Katie

    This looks so good!! Three of my favorite food items combined, now why didn’t I think of that?? Can’t wait to try it!
    Love your vegetarian recipes!

    • Rachel Schultz

      Great to know! Thanks Katie.

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