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Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Spaghetti Squash Italian Bake

As an Italian I like to think that pasta is everyone’s favorite comfort food. Just because you are reinventing your eating habits by eating low-carb, that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your favorite go-to spaghetti meal.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian, south Beach Diet
Keyword: Spaghetti Squash
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 138kcal

Equipment

  • Microwave

Ingredients

  • 1 medium spaghetti squash
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 1 large can dice tomatoes
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano thyme, basil each
  • 1 cup reduced-fat cheese Italian

Instructions

  • Pierce the squash in several places and microwave until tender
  • Allow cool while you cook the meat and veggie mixture.
  • Brown meat with garlic, onion, salt and pepper, and bell pepper.
  • Drain and add Italian spice and tomatoes.
  • Cut the squash in half and scrape out the seeds and discard them.
  • Use fork to scrape squash into strands and mix gently with sauce mix.
  • Spray large casserole dish with cooking spray.
  • Transfer mixture to a large casserole dish
  • Top and cover with cheese
  • Bake uncovered for 25 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Top with fresh basil, if desired

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Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 13.8g | Fat: 4.5g | Saturated Fat: 1.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.1g | Cholesterol: 33.3mg | Sodium: 222mg | Potassium: 230mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 4.5g | Vitamin A: 1313IU | Vitamin C: 40.5mg | Calcium: 847mg | Iron: 8.9mg
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