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Loaded Spaghetti Squash Boats

Loaded Spaghetti Squash Boats

Loaded Spaghetti Squash Boats

June 26, 2018
: 4-6
: 10 min
: 50 min
: 60 min
: Medium

Looking for delicious low-carb supper ideas? We present to you “Loaded Spaghetti Squash Boats” .


  • For the Squash
    1 medium spaghetti squash, halved, seeds removed
  • 4 T olive oil
  • ½ t cumin
  • ½-1 t chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • For the stuffing
    1 lbs grass fed ground beef, chicken or turkey
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot (optional), diced into small cubes
  • ½ C mushrooms, finely chopped (optional)
  • ½ zucchini, grated
  • 2 t Tex Mex seasoning or Taco seasoning
  • 1/8 C tomato sauce or Marinara (can also substitute with ½ C of diced cherry tomatoes)
  • 1/8 C olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼-1/2 C old cheddar cheese (or cheese of your choice)
  • Step 1 For the squash
    Preheat the oven to 400F. Line the baking tray with foil or parchment paper.
  • Step 2 Drizzle each half of the spaghetti squash with olive oil (2 T per each half), sprinkle with cumin, chili powder and salt
  • Step 3 Place on the baking dish face down and bake for 30 minutes in the oven, meanwhile prepare the ground beef.
  • Step 4 For the stuffing
    In a large frying pan heat up the oil over medium high heat.
  • Step 5 Add onions, garlic and carrots and stir until onions are transparent and carrots are slightly softened (about 5 minutes)
  • Step 6 Add the remainder of the ingredients EXCEPT for cheese and season to taste
  • Step 7 Break the ground meat with a spatula into small pieces and allow to cook thoroughly about 12 minutes
  • Step 8 Set the meat aside.
  • Step 9 With a fork, remove the spaghetti squash and place it into a small bowl, add meat to it and mixed together.
  • Step 10 Load the spaghetti squash shells with the meat and squash mixture evenly divided, top with cheese (optional)
  • Step 11 Broil in the oven for 3-4 minutes until cheese is melted and enjoy
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