Baked Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Looking for an easy Baked Spaghetti Squash recipe? Learn how to make Baked Spaghetti Squash using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by courtmart

Makes 6 servings



In the winning sausage suppers category.

Recipe Ingredients for Baked Spaghetti Squash

2 1/4 lb spaghetti squash
12 oz. Italian sausage
1 1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1 medium red sweet pepper
1/3 cup chopped onion
3 cloves garlic
1/2 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
1 1/2 cups pasta sauce
1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella
1/4 cup fresh parsley

Recipe Directions for Baked Spaghetti Squash

  1. Halve squash crosswise, remove seeds. Place sides down in 2 qt. baking dish. Add 1/4 cup water. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on high 13-15 minutes or until squash is tender when pierced with fork.

  2. In large skillet, cook sausage, mushrooms, sweet pepper, onion, and garlic over medium heat until sausage is no longer pink; stir to break up sausage. Drain off fat.

  3. Preheat oven to 350. Scrape pulp from squash. Wipe out baking dish; coat with nonstick spray. Spread half of squash in dish. Add half the sausage mixture. Sprinkle with seasoning and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Top with half the sauce and cheese. Top with remaining squash, sausage, and sauce.

  4. Bake for 30 minutes.

  5. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  6. Let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 365.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
401
Calories from Fat
222
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.7g
38%
Saturated Fat
9.4g
47%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
64mg
21%
Sodium
863mg
36%
Potassium
702mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
24.5g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
7.2g
Protein
21.5g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 59%
Calcium 28% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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