Spicy Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Skillet

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Spicy Chicken or Turkey and Spaghetti Squash Skillet. This spicy sauce makes good use of leftover chicken or turkey, is also great on true pastas, as well as spaghetti squash.

Ingredients

  • 1 small spaghetti squash, cooked by your favorite method and separated into strands (click here for directions)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 3 -4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 12 ounces cooked chicken or turkey meat
  • 2 cups canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 2 teaspoons capers
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons fresh oregano
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper, more to taste
  • 3 tablespoons Italian parsley, finely chopped

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium high heat, sauté onion, garlic and green onions for 2 minutes. Add the chicken or turkey and cook for about 3-4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and wine and bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for about 20 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and simmer for another 5 minutes. Pour sauce over heated spaghetti squash or cooked pasta and serve.