Almost Pasta Primavera
I found this on the cooking echo, it sounded sooo good! It may be
worth trying out as soon as I can convience "Bert" that squash is
good for you and yours.;-) which is the reason why I put it in my
diabetic recipes file 313
or reduced calorie margarine, melted
liquid butter flavoring
coarsely ground, fresh
Wash squash; cut in half lengthwise and discard seeds. Place squash, cut side down, in a Dutch oven; add 2 inches water. Bring water to a boil, cover and cook 20 minutes or until squash is tender.
Drain squash and cool. Using a fork remove spaghetti-like strands. Measure 3 cups of strands; set aside. Remove remaining strands for other use.
Steam vegetables 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain well. Combine squash strands and vegetables, tossing gently. Cover to keep warm; set aside.
Sauté garlic in margarine in a small saucepan; remove from heat. Add milk, cheese, buter flavoring, and seasonings to saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is hot (do not boil).
Spoon cheese mixture over vegetable mixture, tossing gently. Food Exchanges per serving: 1 food exchange + some free vegetables, ½ high-fat meat + ½ fat exchanges....
Yields 6 servings (about 77 calories, 4½ grams protein, 2½ grams fat, 10.3 grams carbohydrate, 7 milligrams cholesterol, 171 milligrams sodium, and 331 milligrams potassium per serving).