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Baked Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs

January 20, 2014, 2:36 pm

1 large spaghetti squash
meatballs*
prepared or homemade pasta sauce
grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cut the squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.  Brush with olive oil.  Place on a baking sheet, cut side down and bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until tender when poked with a fork.  Cool slightly on the baking sheet.
  3. Using a fork, scrape the squash strands onto plates, top with meatballs and sauce and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and basil.

 

*Meatballs

1 lb ground beef or 1 lb mix of ground beef and ground pork
1 egg
1/4 cup onion, minced
1 large clove garlic,  minced
1 teaspoon Italian herbs
1/3 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Heat oven to 400. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Roll into small balls with your hands.

Place the meatballs in a lightly greased 13 x 9 inch baking dish and bake about 20-25 minutes. Drain excess fat and use as desired.