Baked Spaghetti Squash with Beef and Veggies
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Baked Spaghetti Squash with Beef and Veggies

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"Baked spaghetti squash, peppers, and onions are mixed with beef and cheese in this delicious casserole."
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1 h 50 m servings 399 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 399 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 26.4 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.8g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 27.2 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 100 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 590 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Place squash on a baking sheet, and bake 40 minutes, or until tender. Remove from heat, cool, and shred pulp with a fork.
  3. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a casserole dish.
  4. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until evenly brown. Drain, and mix in the green pepper, red pepper, red onion, and garlic. Continue to cook and stir until vegetables are tender.
  5. Mix the shredded squash and tomatoes into the skillet, and season with oregano, basil, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until heated through. Remove skillet from heat, and mix in 2 cups cheese until melted. Transfer to the prepared casserole dish.
  6. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven. Sprinkle with remaining cheese, and continue baking 5 minutes, until cheese is melted.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use bulk sausage in place of the ground beef, if you prefer.


  1. 354 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Fantastic! I did not change a thing and this recipe was perfect. I cut the squash in half lengthwise, scooped out the seeds, then microwaved cut side down in 1/4 inch of water in a casserole d...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe definitely needs some tweaking. A little on the bland side. The salt shaker was making it's way around the table at our house. I love the kid-friendliness of this squash, though. I t...

Fantastic! I did not change a thing and this recipe was perfect. I cut the squash in half lengthwise, scooped out the seeds, then microwaved cut side down in 1/4 inch of water in a casserole d...

This is really tasty. I did have to change a few things because of my diet. Used Ground Turkey, Cabot 50% light cheddar cheese from Sam's (melts good), and I cut the squash in half, covered with...

This recipe is awesome!! My brother in law loved it and he doesn't eat veggies. I doubled the meat because that's what my husband likes, the extra lb was hot italian sausage. I used italian s...

Very good base recipe, if a little bland - it needs a little tweaking to be truly delicious. Next time I'll increase the onion and all the seasonings, add a little cayenne pepper for zing, and ...

This was great! I used zucchini instead of the bell pepper and mozzarella cheese. It was excellent and good leftover as well. Will definitely make again.

This dish is delicious! If no one told you that the "noodles" were squash, you would swear it was pasta. It doesn't have that squashy taste. The dish was easy to prepare and very flavorful. I th...

This was excellent using homegrown spaghetti squash! Instead of using the nutritional info (it seemed high), I figured this out according to my weight watchers points system. This made 8 cups ...

My husband really liked this. I didn't have diced tomatoes so I used crushed and it was really good. I also substituted slices of chicken for the ground beef and my husband noted that the chicke...

It was very good to me. Half my family enjoyed it a lot and the other half thought it was "just okay." It seems like this is a dish that either you really like and are intrigued with the spagh...

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