IDEAL PROTEIN PHASE 1 | SERVINGS: 1 | TOTAL TIME: 40 MIN
Add some flare to your breakfast with this healthy, ideal protein friendly brunch recipe; it’s a yummy, satisfying and nutritious way to start the day.
1 large minced garlic clove
1/4 cup green onion
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp sprinkle of red pepper flakes
2-3 ounces lean protein (ham is a great option for this dish)
11 ounces of roasted spaghetti squash
2 whole eggs
1 ounce of cheese (if in maintenance)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Slice spaghetti squash in half place cut sides face down in baking dish and bake for 20 minutes.
Scrape squash from rind and place 2 cups in a bowl.
In a skillet over medium heat sauté oil , garlic , onion, green onions , ham, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes until fragrant and browned.
Remove from heat and add to squash in the bowl tossing well.
Arrange squash in a baking dish making 2 wells for the eggs.
Crack the eggs into the wells and bake for 25 minutes.
Add cheese to last 10 minutes of baking.
Tip: maintenance can sub choice of onion and caramelize in pan with oil and garlic before adding spices
Tip: maintenance add choice of cheese , Parmesan, Feta or olives