This Italian pasta recipe tastes much liketraditional spaghetti with meat sauce, but uses healthier spaghettisquash instead of pasta.

Spaghetti Squash


• 1 large spaghetti squash
• 4 Tbsp butter or margarine
• 2 tsp minced garlic
• Parmesean cheese
• Salt and pepper
• 1 lb ground beef
• 1 lb ground Italian sausage
• 1 can traditional spaghetti sauce


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut spaghetti squash in half.Remove seeds and pulp. Place in a deep baking dish. Add 2 tbsp butterand 1 tsp garlic to each half of squash. Sprinkle with parmeseancheese, salt, and pepper. Bake for 1 1/2-2 hours, or until tender.While baking cook ground beef and ground Italian sausage until lightlybrowned.Drain, and add spaghetti sauce. Scoop spaghetti squash into individualbowls, spoon meat sauce on top, and sprinkle with parmesean cheese.

Number of servings: 6