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Million Dollar Spaghetti Squash Casserole - it's low carb, full of flavor, and a family favorite! If you're missing pasta on your keto diet, you have to try this one! #lowcarb #lchf #keto

Million Dollar Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Spaghetti squash casserole with a creamy cheesy filling! 

Per serving: 413 calories, 35g fat, 21g protein, 10g carbs, 2g fiber = 8 net carbs

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 413 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 spaghetti squash 2-3 pounds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 24 ounces marinara store bought or homemade
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella

Instructions

For the squash:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with non-stick spray.
  2. Cut the spaghetti squash in half length-wise. Scoop out the sides and discard. Drizzle the inside of the squash with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.

  3. Place spaghetti squash flesh side down on the prepared baking sheet at bake for 1 hour or until fork tender.
  4. Use a fork to scrape out long strands of squash, scraping across the width of the squash.

For the meat sauce:

  1. Brown the ground beef over medium heat in a large skillet.
  2. Drain the grease and add the marinara to the pan. Cook for 5 minutes over low heat to heat through.

For the cream cheese mixture:

  1. Add the cream cheese, sour cream, and parsley to a small mixing bowl and stir well to combine.

To assemble:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with non-stick spray.
  2. Place half of the spaghetti squash in the prepared baking dish.
  3. Top the squash with half of the meat sauce and all of the cream cheese mixture.
  4. Add the remaining spaghetti squash followed by the remaining meat sauce.
  5. Sprinkle on the grated mozzarella.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and casserole is hot.
  7. Serve immediately.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Scrape the spaghetti squash length-wise for short strands of squash or width-wise for long strands of squash.