Spaghetti Squash in meat sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 271.5
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 55.3 mg
  • Sodium: 851.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 33.7 g

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More fiber than spaghetti! More fiber than spaghetti!
Number of Servings: 4


    1 whole spaghetti squash
    1 can or jar of marinara sauce
    1 pound of extra lean ground turkey
    1/2 cup parmesan cheese


Makes 4+ servings
Cut squash in half and bake face down in 1/4 inch of water at 350 for about 40 minutes. Flip over and bake an additional 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook meat in skillet over medium heat until brown. Add pasta sauce and simmer until squash is done.
Remove squash from oven and allow to cool for a few minutes. Then, scrape squash with a fork from its outer shell into a bowl. Stir in parmesan cheese, then top with meat sauce.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HAYFLEA.

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  • I tried this and loved it. I used a spaghetti sauce from a can and then spiced it up with garlic, basil and oragino. then i served it up on a plate and ate it. i also did toast a piece of bread and put some butter and garlic on it. overall this is very healthy as you are getting a lot of veggatatble - 10/13/07

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  • Made this minus the meat and cheese.. added mushrooms- yum! - 10/7/07

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  • This was good and easy, I added green and red bell pepper. I used low fat mozzarella too. it was good and the grand kids loved it. - 6/15/07

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