Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

Sara Andrea

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@Sara_Andrea

This high flavor, no pasta dish is not for those who prefer bland food. This dish is surprisingly zesty and even pleases the pasta lovers in my family. There are other recipes similar to this one out there, but none as good as mine! Your family will be asking you to make it again and again.


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

5 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

2
spaghetti squash
1 lb
Italian sausage, mild
1 lb
Italian sausage, hot
1 lb
ground turkey
2 can(s)
tomato sauce (14 oz cans)
4 Tbsp
salsa
2 tsp
minced garlic
4 tsp
Italian seasoning

Directions Step-By-Step

1
The recipe needs two slow cookers (or you can cut the recipe in half and use one). Put one can of tomato sauce, 2 tablespoons of salsa, 1 teaspoon of minced garlic, and 2 teaspoons of Italian seasoning in each slow cooker. Stir.
2
Cut the squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Put the squash halves face down in the sauce.
3
Combine the mild and hot ground sausage with the ground turkey and shape into balls. Place around the squash. (I make mine about an inch round.)
4
Cook on high 3 hours or low 5 hours.
5
Place the squash halves on a cutting board and use two large forks to scrape and pull the spaghetti out of the squash.
6
Divide the squash, meatballs and sauce between six bowls.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy