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Lasagna Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Lasagna Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
Lasagna Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.


1 small spaghetti squash

½ c. low-fat cottage cheese

2 Tbsp. parmesan cheese

⅓ c. marinara sauce 

½ c. mozzarella cheese, divided 

½ c. spinach  

½ c. favorite vegetables (peppers, broccoli, etc.)


Preheat oven to 425 F. Using a large serrated knife, carefully cut spaghetti squash in half lengthwise. Use a spoon to scrape out and discard seeds. Place squash halves cut side down on parchment lined baking sheet. Cook squash for 35-45 minutes or until tender. Place rack in middle of oven and heat to broil. In a medium bowl, combine cottage cheese, parmesan, ¼ c. mozzarella, marinara and spinach. Use fork to scrape and separate the squash strands. Divide filling mixture among the 2 squash halves. Top with your favorite vegetable and sprinkle with mozzarella. Broil until cheese is golden-brown. Approximately 2-3 minutes.


Makes four servings. Each serving has 150 calories, 4.5g fat, 10 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber and 300 mg sodium.

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