A Healthy Alternative!

Ever get tired of eating pasta? Maybe want to cut back on the carbs? Or maybe you just want to spice things up a bit in the kitchen. Here’s a healthy alternative to using pasta whenever you make spaghetti meat sauce: spaghetti squash. Yum!

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Especially now during the winter months, squashes and winter vegetables are at their most fruitful times at grocery stores. Check out the recipe below for a healthier spaghetti!

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 5lb Spaghetti Squash
  • 1lb ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 14.5oz can of stewed tomatoes
  • 1 jar Prego spaghetti sauce
  • Olive oil
  • Salt&Pepper to taste
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 9×13 inch baking pan

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Cut the spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds
  • Drizzle olive oil and season to your liking; place face down on a baking sheet or in a baking pan
  • Place in oven for 30-45 minutes depending on your oven
  • While squash is cooking, saute garlic in olive oil until fragrant then add in ground beef
  • Cook until beef is no longer pink, add stewed tomatoes and spaghetti sauce; heat all the way through (your sauce is now done!)
  • Take spaghetti squash out of the oven and flip them over
  • Use a fork and rake out the meat of the squash, it’ll look like spaghetti 🙂
  • Serve squash with spaghetti meat sauce on top and garnish to your liking!
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