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Spaghetti Squash with Burrata and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

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This vegetarian low carb entree features spaghetti squash with burrata, roasted cherry tomatoes, and fresh oregano.Spaghetti Squash with Burrata and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes - low carb vegetarian entree recipe

 

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I don't often make vegetarian entrees. But I really don't feel that this dish needs any meat! The soft spaghetti squash, the garlicky and juicy cherry tomatoes, the creamy burrata, all finished with fresh oregano and a kick of black pepper – there just doesn't seem any need for extra protein! Oh if you can't find burrata then a good quality buffalo mozzarella would be a good alternative.

You can either cook spaghetti squash in the microwave, Instant Pot or the oven. For this recipe, as the tomatoes also need to be roasted, I used the oven method.

Read about all the different cooking methods in my guide on How to Cook a Spaghetti Squash!

How to Cook a Spaghetti Squash

 

How to Make Spaghetti Squash with Burrata and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Cut the spaghetti squash into slices. Spaghetti Squash with Burrata and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes - low carb vegetarian entree recipe

Discard the seeds and place the rings onto a baking sheet lined with a silicone mat. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper. Spaghetti Squash with Burrata and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes - low carb vegetarian entree recipe

Roast in a preheated oven for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, add cherry tomatoes, garlic paste and more olive oil to a small baking tray. Stir well to mix. After the squash has cooked for 10 minutes, add the tomatoes to the oven and cook for a further 10 minutes.

Use a spoon or fork to remove the spaghetti-like strands from the skin, and place them in a large bowl with the roasted tomatoes. Drain the burrata and tear into rough pieces. Add it to the bowl and gently toss everything to mix.

Transfer to two serving plates and garnish with fresh oregano leaves. Season generously with freshly ground black pepper.Spaghetti Squash with Burrata and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes - low carb vegetarian entree recipe

 

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Spaghetti Squash with Burrata and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Spaghetti Squash with Burrata and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This vegetarian low carb entree features spaghetti squash with burrata, roasted cherry tomatoes, and fresh oregano.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • salt and black pepper
  • 5 oz cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • ½ tsp garlic paste
  • 8 oz burrata, drained and roughly torn
  • fresh oregano leaves, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. Cut the spaghetti squash into rings, then scoop out the seeds and discard them. Place the rings onto a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper.
  3. Roast the squash for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, add the tomatoes, additional olive oil and garlic paste to a small baking tray, and stir well.
  4. Add the tomatoes to the oven and roast at the same time as the squash for another 10 minutes.
  5. Remove the squash and tomatoes from the oven. Use a spoon to remove the squash from the skin, placing the flesh into a large bowl. Add the tomatoes and the burrata.
  6. Gently toss everything together, then transfer to serving plates. Garnish with oregano leaves and generously season with black pepper.

Notes

11g net carbs per (large!) serving

Nutrition Information
Yield 2 Serving Size Half the recipe
Amount Per Serving Calories 471Total Fat 43gSaturated Fat 18gCholesterol 80mgSodium 35mgCarbohydrates 13gNet Carbohydrates 11gFiber 2gSugar 6gProtein 21g

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Sarah

Sunday 30th of October 2016

I love spaghetti squash, but I've never heard of Burrata! I'll have to look into it!

Georgina

Sunday 30th of October 2016

It is SO good, Sarah!

Maya | Wholesome Yum

Thursday 27th of October 2016

This looks delicious! Love the combination of flavors!

Taryn

Thursday 27th of October 2016

I love love love cheese but I don't think I've ever had burrata. I need to go buy some and make this!

Georgina

Friday 28th of October 2016

Burrata is amazing! Like buffalo mozzarella but creamier!!!

Kim | Low Carb Maven

Thursday 27th of October 2016

My family would absolutely love this dish. I don't often cook spaghetti squash because it is a little higher in carbs, but for this dish I would certainly make an exception - it has all of my favorite tastes going on! I always wash and save my squash seeds and put them with my pumpkin seeds to roast like in the recipe you posted last week. Mmmm.

Georgina

Thursday 27th of October 2016

Now why on earth didn't it occur to me to roast the squash seeds?!?! LOL

STACEY

Tuesday 25th of October 2016

This looks so good and creamy! I love fresh Mozzarella (Burrata) and garlic so much. It is hard to find meatless low carb dishes for Meatless Mondays.

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