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Spaghetti Squash with Easy Meatballs

Spaghetti Squash with Easy Meatballs


  • Author: Get Inspired Everyday!
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 large spaghetti squash, about 4Lbs
  • Meatballs:
  • 1 pound Italian sausage- hot or mild
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan
  • 2 tablespoons oil for frying the meatballs
  • Sauce:
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes blended for 15 seconds on low
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • Parmesan and shredded basil for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Cut squash in half, remove seeds and place face down on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes or until tender.
  2. Preheat a 13″ deep sided fry pan or dutch oven over med-high heat. In a stainless steel mixing bowl add all ingredients for meatballs and mix until blended. Form mixture into 1 1/2″ rounds and plate on a plate.
  3. To the preheated pan add olive oil and then meatballs. Fry, turning several times until browned. Add garlic to the meatballs and sauté for a few seconds, do not brown. Pour in blended tomatoes and add salt. Cover and simmer on low for 10-15 minutes until meatballs are fully cooked.
  4. Place cooked squash in a serving bowl, and use a fork to separate squash from shell into “pasta” strands. Top with meatballs and sauce. Garnish with Parmesan and shredded basil. Serve immediately.