Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Marinara

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 50 min 2
Spaghetti Squash with Turkey Marinara
Health Highlights


1/2 squash Spaghetti squash (or 1 small squash)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 medium Yellow onion (diced)
171 gm Ground turkey, lean
1 can (26oz) Marinara pasta sauce
1/4 cup, shredded Cotija cheese, Cacique


1. Preheat the oven to 375.

2. Cut the squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Wrap each half in foil and bake for 30-40 minutes, until it’s easily pierced with a fork.

3. Meanwhile prepare your sauce. Heat the olive oil in a skillet and saute the onions for 5 minutes. Add the ground turkey and fry until just browned- use the spatula or wooden spoon to break into small pieces.


4. Add the marinara sauce, mix well, reduce to a low simmer, and cook for about 8 more minutes. Remove from heat.

5. Scoop the meat out of the spaghetti squash. Save half for another meal.


6. Top with half of the turkey marinara, saving the other half for another meal as well.

7. Add a handful of cotija cheese, and enjoy!



is a power-packed veggie and is high in fiber

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 558
Calories from fat 225
Calories from saturated fat 58
Total Fat 25.0 g
Saturated Fat 6.5 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.9 g
Cholesterol 95 mg
Sodium 1910 mg
Potassium 1954 mg
Total Carbohydrate 61 g
Dietary Fiber 11.9 g
Sugars 21.3 g
Protein 27.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 0.9
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 8.8

Energy sources