Spaghetti Squash & Turkey Meatballs Recipe

Turkey meatballs with spaghetti squash & a Rustic Herb marinara fit our Cutting Carbs and Dairy & Grain-Free Lifestyles.
  • Ready in: 1 hour
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 45 minutes
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  • Servings: 6 servings

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ingredients

cooking methods

  • Bake
  • Stovetop

directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut squash in half lengthwise. Scoop out seeds. Place squash halves on a baking sheet, face up. Drizzle with Avocado Oil and sprinkle with Ultimate Steak Seasoning. Bake 45 minutes or until fork tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine turkey, egg, 1 tablespoon Onion Onion Seasoning and 1 tablespoon Rustic Herb Seasoning. Mix just to combine. Form into 28-30 meatballs. Place on a large, greased rimmed baking sheet. Place in oven with squash. Bake 10-12 minutes.
  3. In large saucepan, combine tomatoes, remaining 1 tablespoon Onion Onion Seasoning and 1 tablespoon Rustic Herb Seasoning. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat; add meatballs to sauce. Simmer 10 minutes or until spaghetti squash is done.
  4. Pull a fork across spaghetti squash to create strands. Serve meatballs and sauce over spaghetti squash strands.

Makes 6 servings.

Serve with a green salad.

Wine Pairing: Merlot

Make Ahead & Freeze: Combine step 2 ingredients. Form into meatballs and place in a gallon freezer bag between sheets of wax paper. Combine step 3 ingredients in a gallon freezer bag. Place both bags in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 1.

Nutrition per Serving: Calories: 340 Total Fat: 18g Sat. Fat: 4.5g Cholest: 120mg Sodium: 1,140mg Carbs: 23g Fiber: 6g Sugar: 13g Protein: 25g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hubby's new favorite sauce My hubby and I absolutely loved this. He said it's his new favorite sauce. So I'll have to keep the recipe for the sauce part on hand for other meals as well. I made the meatballs a little smaller so we could have more of them. Appearance of more tricks your mind, even though ounce-wise it was the same per serving. Tip I learned to help with losing weight. We WILL be making this many times again in the future.
Date published: 2020-04-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty Great Spaghetti Squash and I don't get along. This made it pretty fair. I loved the meatballs and the sauce. I think I may cut back just a bit on the Rustic Herb in the sauce. It's got quite a kick. Great alternative to spaghetti sauce!
Date published: 2019-10-04
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