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  • Writer's pictureLexi Abi-Khattar

Spaghetti Squash Bolognese

Updated: Oct 6, 2020

This is a great recipe to cook and have leftovers for a few days! I am all about making your life both more healthy and convenient. Spaghetti squash is a staple vegetable for fall and has such a great flavor!



1-2 Medium Spaghetti Squash 2 Cans organic whole peeled tomatoes- mashed up 2 TBSP GHEE/ AVOCADO OIL 1-2 TBSP Italian herbs (basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary) 2 Cloves of Garlic, diced 1/3 Large Onion Diced 1 Medium grated carrot optional 6 cups of spinach or green cut up 1 TBSP Pecorino Romano Cheese Grated 24 ounces grass-finished ground beef or turkey seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic powder)

Tools you may need:

Masher for tomatoes

Brush for olive oil


1) Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

2) Cut Spaghetti Squash in half lengthwise, scoop out seeds and brush interior with some oil

3) Place each half on baking dish cut-side down 4) Bake 45 minutes- 1 hour or until squash pulls out easily and looks like spaghetti

5) While squash is in oven, in large saucepan, over medium heat, place olive oil, onion and garlic. Cook until soft (about 8-10 minutes)

6) Add in carrots, salt and pepper and cook another 3-5 minutes

7) Add mashed up tomatoes to saucepan

8) Stir in herbs and add more salt and pepper to taste. Allow sauce to simmer for 20-30 minutes.

9) In a separate pan, on medium heat, pour some olive oil and heat up the turkey until no longer pink (probably 5 minutes)

10) Once sauce is done simmering, place spinach and ground meat in pan. Spinach should cook quickly.

11) Add sauce with turkey and spinach to spaghetti squash. Sprinkle some grated cheese!

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