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Monday, October 27, 2014

Low-Point Cream Cheese Spaghetti Salad

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Something new and different to take to your next family/friend get-together. Served cold, this spaghetti salad, with fresh veggies and herbs, makes a great side dish or entree' for everyone to enjoy!

Low-Point Cream Cheese Spaghetti Salad

Ingredients:

- 3 Roma tomatoes, chopped
- 1/2 cup celery, chopped
- 3 green onions, chopped
- 1 clove of garlic, chopped
- 1, 8 oz. 1/3 less-fat cream cheese, softened
- 1/3 cup vinegar
- 1 Tbs vegetable oil
- 1 Tbs Splenda 
- 1/2 tsp. kosher or sea salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1/2 of a 13.25 oz. box whole grain spaghetti
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
- basil or parsley to garnish
- paprika (optional)

In a mixing bowl, combine first 10 ingredients. Set aside.

In a large pan, boil spaghetti according to cooking instructions. Drain and let cool. Combine spaghetti with cream cheese mixture and place in a serving dish. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and basil or parsley. Sprinkle on a little bit of paprika for color if desired. Enjoy! If you'd like a printer-friendly version of this recipe, Click Here.

Total servings - 5 cups
Serving size - 1 cup
Total points per serving - 7
Total points plus per serving - 7.5

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