How To Cook Spaghetti Squash Boats
Here’s the right way to cook spaghetti squash boats! This method will leave you with a juicy, tender, spaghetti-like experience every single time. Full of fiber and other nutritious value.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 People
- 1 Spaghetti squash
- 1/3 cup Onions diced
- 1 lb Ground Beef
- 1 tbsp fresh parsley
- 1 tbsp fresh basil
- 2 tomatoes, crushed or 1 can crushed tomatoes
- 2 cups tomato sauce
- 2 cloves garlic
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup cheddar cheese
- ½ cup mozzarella cheese
- 2 tbsp olive oil
Heat the oven to 425 degrees.
Heat the squash in the microwave for 5 minutes to soften it up.
Cut the squash in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds and brush the olive oil in the cavity and the edge of the squash. Bake for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile the squash cook, in a hot skillet brown the beef for about 5 minutes.
Once brown, add salt and pepper. Stir. Then add the crushed tomatoes, onions, herbs and garlic. Cook for about 2 minutes.
Add the tomato sauce. Stir. Let simmer on low for 7 minutes. Remove from heat set aside.
Use a fork to lightly scrape the inside of the squash, then fill in the cavity with the meat sauce. Topped with cheese and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown on top. Let cool and serve warm.
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Serving: 2People | Calories: 560kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1801mg | Potassium: 860mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 2050IU | Vitamin C: 30.5mg | Calcium: 630mg | Iron: 2.7mg