Turkey Bolognese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash Recipe

Sated Spaghetti Stuffed with Turkey Bolognese is a cheesy, low-carb dinner dish that will fill you up.


For the Spaghetti Squash: – 2 spaghetti squash halved, and roasted – Olive oil – Salt and pepper – Dry mozzarella cheese thinly sliced For the Turkey Bolognese: – 2 Tbsp olive oil – ½ large yellow onion finely chopped – 4 cloves garlic minced – 1 tsp fresh rosemary finely chopped – 2 tsp dried oregano – 2 tsp paprika – ¼ tsp ground cayenne pepper or to taste – ½ tsp kosher salt or to taste – 1 pound ground turkey meat – 1 (28-oz) can crushed tomatoe – 2 Tbsp fresh basil chopped


Spaghetti squash roast: Preheat the oven to 375°F.Scoop out the spaghetti squash seeds after cutting the tip and tail.

Step 1

Spread oil on each half and cover the flesh with your hands. Season spaghetti squash with salt and pepper and place face-down on a non-stick baking sheet. 

Step 2

Roast 35–40 minutes until juices run out and flesh softens. Place squash face-up and set aside.

Step 3

Cook Turkey Bolognese: Add chopped onion to olive oil in a large saute pan or pot over medium heat. Stir frequently for 8 minutes to soften and fragrantly sauté onion.

Step 4

Mix garlic, rosemary, oregano, paprika, cayenne, salt, and turkey. Cook until turkey is lightly browned but not done.

Step 5

Slowly boil sauce and crush tomatoes. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Without the cover, cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 6

Add chopped fresh basil and stir. Taste the sauce and add salt or herbs/spices.

Step 7

Make Stuffed Spaghetti Squash: Preheat oven to high broil. Put spaghetti squash halves face-up on a baking sheet and spoon turkey bolognese in.

Step 8

Place several dry (or fresh) mozzarella slices. Broil spaghetti squash on the centre wrack until cheese melts and crisps, 3–5 minutes. Stuffed spaghetti squash baked fresh!

Step 9

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