Low Fat Pesto Spaghetti Squash

Enjoy this low fat pesto sauce over roasted veggies, tofu scramble, spread in a wrap or mixed with baked spaghetti squash broccoli and peppers for a satisfying, low fat and low carb meal.


For the Pesto Spaghetti Squash

For the Low Fat Pesto Sauce


1. If you’re making the pesto spaghetti squash with broccoli and peppers, add the baked squash, steamed broccoli and diced peppers to a large bowl.

2. To make the low fat pesto sauce, add all the pesto ingredients to a food processor blender and mix until smooth.

2. Either mix the pesto with the baked spaghetti squash, broccoli and peppers or store in the fridge to use as a dip or sauce for other dishes and salads.


Nutrition Facts are an approximation for 1/6 of the full recipe, or about a 300 gram serving, including broccoli, red pepper, pesto and a medium spaghetti squash. Nutrition facts will vary slightly depending on the size of your squash.

Nutrition facts for the entire batch of pesto are 297 calories with 18.5 grams of carbohydrates, 7.5 grams of fat and 29 grams of protein. Depending on what you’re using it for, the entire batch makes 4 large 88 gram servings of 75 calories each (4.6C/1.9F/7.3P).